Infectious Diseases in Transplantation

Robin K. Avery, Jay A. Fishman

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPrimer on Transplantation
Subtitle of host publicationThird Edition
Number of pages22
ISBN (Print)9781405142670
StatePublished - Mar 8 2011
Externally publishedYes


  • Common forms of donor-derived infection
  • Factors contributing to "net state of immunosuppression"
  • Immunosuppression and specific infections
  • Infectious diseases in transplantation
  • Management of infection, in immunocompromised transplant recipient - complications due to certain factors
  • Notable components of "net state of immunosuppression"
  • Risk of infection in transplant recipient - determined by two factor interaction
  • Specific antiviral preventive strategies, for cytomegalovirus (CMV) - individual risk for all transplant recipients
  • Timeline of infection - risk factors for infection, epidemiology and immune status, continuous variables over time
  • Viral infections, and treatment - reduction in immunosuppression intensity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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