Strategies for the prevention of infection after solid organ transplantation.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Infection is a frequent complication of organ transplantation and is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Preventative antimicrobial strategies are a key component of the care received by transplant patients. This review summarizes the evidence supporting anti-infective prophylaxis in this setting. Specific recommendations for the prevention of bacterial, fungal, viral and parasitic infection after transplant are made, with a focus on recent developments in the field of transplant infectious diseases.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Hanson, K; Alexander, B

Published Date

  • October 2006

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 4 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 837 - 852

PubMed ID

  • 17140359

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1744-8336

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1586/14787210.4.5.837


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England