Cytomegalovirus associated severe pneumonia in three liver transplant recipients


Kose A. , Yalcinsoy M. , Samdanci E. , Barut B., Otlu B., Yilmaz S., ...More

JOURNAL OF INFECTION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES, vol.14, no.11, pp.1338-1343, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.3855/jidc.12536
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF INFECTION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
  • Page Numbers: pp.1338-1343
  • Keywords: liver transplantation, cytomegalovirus, pneumonia, RISK-FACTORS, INFECTION, DISEASE, MANAGEMENT, EPIDEMIOLOGY, PROPHYLAXIS, SPECTRUM, BLOOD, TIME, LOAD

Abstract

Introduction: Cytomegalovirus (CMV), is the most common opportunistic infection, remains a cause of life-threatening disease and allograft rejection in liver transplant (LT) recipients. The purpose of this case series is to state that CMV may lead to severe pneumonia along with other bacteria.