Chapter 12. Infections Post-Transplantation

  1. Richard N. Fine MD Dean Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics2,
  2. Steven A. Webber MBChB, MRCP Professor of Pediatrics3,
  3. Kim M. Olthoff MD, FACS Associate Professor of Surgery Director4,
  4. Deirdre A. Kelly MD, FRCPI, FRCP, FRCPCH Professor of Paediatric Hepatology5 and
  5. William E. Harmon MD Professor of Pediatrics6
  1. Michael Green MD, MPH Professor of Pediatrics and Surgery and
  2. Marian G. Michaels MD, MPH Professor of Pediatrics and Surgery

Published Online: 5 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312720.ch12

Pediatric Solid Organ Transplantation, Second Edition

Pediatric Solid Organ Transplantation, Second Edition

How to Cite

Green, M. and Michaels, M. G. (2007) Infections Post-Transplantation, in Pediatric Solid Organ Transplantation, Second Edition (eds R. N. Fine, S. A. Webber, K. M. Olthoff, D. A. Kelly and W. E. Harmon), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312720.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Stony Brook, New York 11794-8111, USA

  2. 3

    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Children's Hospital, 3705 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA

  3. 4

    Liver Transplant Program, University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2 Dulles, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

  4. 5

    The Liver Unit, Birmingham Children's Hospital NHS Trust, Steelhouse Lane, Birmingham, B4 6NH, UK

  5. 6

    Division of Nephrology, Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Hunn-319, Boston, MA 02115, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 24 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405124072

Online ISBN: 9781444312720

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Keywords:

  • intestinal and multivisceral transplantation;
  • post-transplant activities;
  • human immunodeficiency virus (HIV);
  • HIV seropositivity;
  • biliary reconstruction used;
  • immunosuppressive regimens;
  • bacterial and fungal infections;
  • viral pathogens;
  • cytomegalovirus

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Predisposing Factors

  • Timing of Infections

  • Bacterial and Fungal Infection

  • Viral Infections

  • Opportunistic Infections

  • Management and Preventive Measures

  • References