Barton, Everard N.,; Rigg, K. M.; Morgan, Anthony G.; Burden, R. P.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Cytomegalovirus infection in renal transplantation
West Indian Medical Journal
Date of Publication
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....