Posts Tagged ‘viral load’

February 23, 2012

Clinical utility of molecular surveillance for cytomegalovirus after antiviral prophylaxis in high-risk solid organ transplant recipients.


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Late CMV disease is common after the discontinuation of prophylaxis especially in the high-risk CMV D+/R- group.  Transplant centers take various approaches to detect CMV disease and these include prolonging prophylaxis, doing weekly CMV viral load monitoring, or observing for symptoms.  In this single-center review, 71 high-risk patients received 3 months of antiviral prophylaxis followed […]

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