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What are the effects of positive CMV for person who had kidney transplant three month ago?

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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics

In brief: At higher risk of...

CMV (cytomegalovirus) infection/disease usually follows the period of maximal immnosuppression to prevent graft rejection.
CMV disease manifestations include fever, low white cell count, mono-like illness, and pneumonitis.

In brief: At higher risk of...

CMV (cytomegalovirus) infection/disease usually follows the period of maximal immnosuppression to prevent graft rejection.
CMV disease manifestations include fever, low white cell count, mono-like illness, and pneumonitis.
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park
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Dr. Sukru Emre
Surgery - Transplant

In brief: It may be important

CMV is an opportunistic infection and may cause serious problems such as CMV lung infection, CMV colitis (infection affecting large intestine) as well as other organs including brain, eye, liver etc.
In transplant recipients. CMV viral load needs to be checked by qpcr. If it is high, patient needs to be treated. Discuss this with your transplant physician.

In brief: It may be important

CMV is an opportunistic infection and may cause serious problems such as CMV lung infection, CMV colitis (infection affecting large intestine) as well as other organs including brain, eye, liver etc.
In transplant recipients. CMV viral load needs to be checked by qpcr. If it is high, patient needs to be treated. Discuss this with your transplant physician.
Dr. Sukru Emre
Dr. Sukru Emre
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