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Bk Virus Dna Qn Urine
Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more
My daughter is 87 days post her cord blood transplant she has hadcmv virus and bk virus both which has caused her to have nausea and vomiti can't eat?
Sir I am suffering with bk virus my creatinine is 2 after 6 months of diagnosis I am taking sirolimus 2 mg od , prednisone 5mg BP is normal no album?
BK virus is present : In most people ie almost universal exposure and stays dormant in the lining of the bladder. From your medication list i assume you have had a kidney, or other organ, transplant. With the immunosuppression the virus can reactivate. Reducing the meds can help, but may lead to other more serious issues. Talk to your transplant team and make the safest plan. ...Read more
Adjust immune meds: We don't have much options when it comes to bk virus - it doesn't cause much robles except when it comes to transplants. The simplest solution most teams will consider attempting, is to adjust the medications used for immunosuppression - however, this will be weighed against the risk of the organ being rejected. Hope this explanation helps! ...Read more
See below: The jc virus or john cunningham virus (jcv) is a type of human polyomavirus (formerly known as papovavirus) and is genetically similar to bk virus and sv40. It was discovered in 1971 and named using the two initials of a patient with progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (pml).The virus causes pml and other diseases only in cases of immunodeficiency, as in aids. ...Read more
See doctor: Treatment for hbv requires close care and monitoring with a specialist, either infectious disease or hepatology. The medications used purely for hbv would be adefovir or entecavir, and if there is concomitant HIV infection, lamivudine/emtricitabine/tenofovir. The ultimate choice will depend on you unique circumstances, and decided upon by your specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Low risk of Toxoplas: There is a very low risk that you could get toxoplasmosis. You can get toxoplasmosis by accidentally ingesting the parasite in contaminated cat feces, which can occur if you accidentally touch your hands to your mouth after cleaning a cat's litter box, or touching anything that has come into contact with cat feces; people are more likely to get [toxoplasmosis] from eating raw meat. ...Read more