New developments in the diagnosis and treatment of infections in lung transplant recipients.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Infections remain a serious and common problem in lung transplant recipients. Recent years have seen an explosion in the knowledge regarding this major cause of morbidity and mortality. Novel diagnostic and therapeutic techniques are revolutionizing the approach to infectious diseases in transplant recipients. Multicenter trials will expand the scope of diagnosis and management of these infections. A team approach by transplant physicians and infectious diseases experts is critical to the success of managing these complex patients.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Zaas, AK; Alexander, BD

Published Date

  • December 2004

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 10 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 531 - 547

PubMed ID

  • 15585181

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1078-5337

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.rcc.2004.06.001


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States