Transplant Infections is a practical, clinically focused reference covering the common and more unusual bacterial, viral, and fungal infections affecting patients who have received stem cell or solid organ transplants. It provides a comprehensive review of the epidemiology, diagnosis, and management of opportunistic infections and presents strategies for infection prevention and control. Highlights of the Third Edition include a chapter on new immunosuppressive agents and expanded coverage of tropical infections and West Nile virus.QuantiFERON-TB Gold that measures the amount of interferon- released in response to whole blood stimulation with TB-specific antigens. Recent studies have shown that these assays may have improved test characteristics in theanbsp;...
|Author||:||Raleigh A. Bowden, Per Ljungman, David R. Snydman|
|Publisher||:||Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2012-03-28|