Posts Tagged ‘solid organ transplant’

April 14, 2012

Multicenter study of histoplasmosis and blastomycosis after solid organ transplantation


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Endemic fungi can cause severe infections in solid organ transplant recipients. This retrospective review from 3 transplant centres reviews the presentation and management of 30 solid organ transplant recipients with histoplasmosis or blastomycosis between 1998 and 2008, noting an incidence of infection of 0.5%. The majority of the patients were renal transplants. Time of onset […]

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April 14, 2012

Clinical and radiological features of respiratory syncytial virus in solid organ transplant recipients: a single-center experience


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Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection is well known to cause serious pulmonary infections in hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients, but the effect of this virus in solid organ transplant recipients is less understood. This retrospective review identified 24 patients within 3 years who developed RSV infection, 50% of who were solid organ transplant recipients (5 […]

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