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Journal Article
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Barton, Everard N.,; Rigg, K. M.; Morgan, Anthony G.; Burden, R. P.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Medicine
Article Title
Cytomegalovirus infection in renal transplantation
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West Indian Medical Journal
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Date of Publication
1995
Volume ID
44
Issue ID
2
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74-6
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Abstract
Three case reports of cytomegalovirus (CMV) disease in seronegative renal transplant recipients of seropositive donor kidneys are presented. Clinicians need to have a high index of suspicion for CMV disease in such patients. Early diagnosis and treatment are essential to decrease morbidity and mortalitiy. Prophylaxis with antiviral and/or CMV-hyperimmunoglobulin may decrease the incidence of serious infection....
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