TITLE

Human Herpesvirus 8-- Associated Diseases in Solid-Organ Transplantation: Importance of Viral Transmission from the Donor

AUTHOR(S)
Luppi, Mario; Barozzi, Patrizia; Guaraldi, Giovannie; Ravazzini, Luisa; Rasini, Valeria; Spano, Carlotta; Riva, Giovanni; Vallerini, Daniela; Pinna, Antonio Daniele; Torelli, Giuseppe
PUB. DATE
August 2003
SOURCE
Clinical Infectious Diseases;8/15/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p606
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the transmission of human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8) with grafts. Association of HHV-8 infection with the development of posttransplantation Kaposi sarcoma (KS) which affects renal and liver transplant recipients; Analysis of published cases of posttransplantation KS and associated disorders.
ACCESSION #
10592792

 

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