Posts Tagged ‘immunity’

February 23, 2012

Virologic and Immunologic Monitoring of Cytomegalovirus to Guide Preemptive Therapy in Solid-Organ Transplantation


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There is increasing literature on immunologic monitoring for cytomegalovirus (CMV) post-transplant in order to guide antiviral therapy.  Assays used for immune monitoring include the Quantiferon-CMV, ELISpot, and flow cytometry-based quantitation of CMV-specific T-cells.  In this study, 134 SOT patients had immunologic monitoring by flow cytometry as well as CMV viral loads.  At 1 year after […]

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