Coronavirus disease 2019: Implications of emerging infections for transplantation

Marian G. Michaels, Ricardo M. La Hoz, Lara Danziger-Isakov, Emily A. Blumberg, Deepali Kumar, Michael Green, Timothy L. Pruett, Cameron R. Wolfe

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Abstract

The recent identification of an outbreak of 2019- novel Coronavirus is currently evolving, and the impact on transplantation is unknown. However, it is imperative that we anticipate the potential impact on the transplant community in order to avert severe consequences of this infection on both the transplant community and contacts of transplant patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1768-1772
Number of pages5
JournalAmerican Journal of Transplantation
Volume20
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2020

Keywords

  • donors and donation
  • editorial/personal viewpoint
  • infection and infectious agents—viral
  • infectious disease
  • preventive health care

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Transplantation
  • Pharmacology (medical)

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