Posts Tagged ‘tropical disease’

April 14, 2012

Dengue virus infection in renal allograft recipients: a case series during 2010 outbreak.


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Dengue is a mosquito-transmitted disease endemic in South-East Asia. There are very few reports of Dengue infection post-organ transplant. This report describes 8 cases of dengue viral infection in renal transplant recipients, 3 of who developed severe disease with fatal hemorrhagic shock. Transplant patients need to be aware of personal-protection measures against mosquitos when travelling […]

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