Screening for BK viremia reduces but does not eliminate the risk of BK nephropathy: A single-center retrospective analysis Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • BK Virus
  • Immunosuppressive Agents
  • Kidney Diseases
  • Kidney Transplantation
  • Mass Screening
  • Polyomavirus Infections
  • Tumor Virus Infections
  • Viremia

abstract

  • Despite using a screening protocol combined with immunosuppression minimization, BK-positive recipients had a greater risk of graft loss and impaired function than recipients free of infection. Future investigations should focus on practices to prevent BK viremia.

publication date

  • April 15, 2013

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/TP.0b013e31828423cd

PubMed ID

  • 23545506

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 949

end page

  • 54

volume

  • 95

number

  • 7