Epidemic renal transplant rejection associated with influenza A victoria.

W. R. Keane, J. H. Helderman, J. Luby, P. Gailiunas, A. R. Hull, J. P. Kokko

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1) IAV infection seems to trigger acute renal allograft rejection frequently, especially in the first few months post-transplant, and these rejections are severe with a high rate of ultimate graft loss; 2) seroconversion occurred in most cases despite high dose steroids; 3) the course of IAV was prolonged and associated with a high incidence of complications in patients on high dose steroids.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)232-236
Number of pages5
JournalProceedings of the Clinical Dialysis and Transplant Forum
StatePublished - Nov 18 1978

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