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June 21, 2013

Special Issue: The American Society of Transplantation Infectious Diseases Guidelines 3rd Edition


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This supplement to the American Journal of Transplantation is dedicated to transplant infectious diseases. The articles in the supplement are guidelines for various pathogens and infectious syndromes that affect transplant recipients. This is the 3rd edition of the guidelines and updates the previous edition published in 2009. Three new chapters were added to this edition: […]

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January 28, 2013

Epidemiology, Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes of Extensively Drug-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii Infections among Solid Organ Transplant Recipients.


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Acinetobacter is an important nosocomial pathogen. Extensively drug resistant Acinetobacter is generally only sensitive to colistin and tigecycline. The authors performed a retrospective study of SOT recipients over a 5 year period, that were colonized or infected with extensively drug resistant Acinetobacter to determine outcomes. 69 patients were included, most of whom had ventilator-associated pneumonia. […]

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January 28, 2013

Epidemiology, Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes of Extensively Drug-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii Infections among Solid Organ Transplant Recipients.


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Acinetobacter is an important nosocomial pathogen. Extensively drug resistant Acinetobacter is generally only sensitive to colistin and tigecycline. The authors performed a retrospective study of SOT recipients over a 5 year period, that were colonized or infected with extensively drug resistant Acinetobacter to determine outcomes. 69 patients were included, most of whom had ventilator-associated pneumonia. […]

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