Posts Tagged ‘infections’

October 30, 2012

Monitoring of Immunoglobulin Levels Identifies Kidney Transplant Recipients at High Risk of Infection


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Infections post-transplant are common, but it is difficult to predict which patients are most at risk. Hypogammaglobulinemia is a known risk factor for infection. In this prospective, single-center observational study, low immunoglobulin levels were common post-transplant, and correlated with an increased risk of infection. This study raises the question of whether such monitoring should become […]

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