Transplant Infections

Transplant Infections

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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;...

Title:Transplant Infections
Author:Raleigh A. Bowden, Per Ljungman, David R. Snydman
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2012-03-28


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