12. Management of Infections in Intestinal Transplant Recipients

  1. Deepali Kumar MD, MSc, FRCPC and
  2. Atul Humar MD, MSc, FRCPC
  1. Michael Green MD, MPH

Published Online: 5 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444397949.ch12

The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections

The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections

How to Cite

Green, M. (2011) Management of Infections in Intestinal Transplant Recipients, in The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections (eds D. Kumar and A. Humar), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444397949.ch12

Editor Information

  1. Transplant Infectious Diseases, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

Author Information

  1. Surgery & Clinical and Translational Science, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

  1. Suggested therapies are based on a high prevalence of MRSA, VRE, multi-drug-resistant GNRs. Local prevalence may vary.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 13 MAY 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470658277

Online ISBN: 9781444397949

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Keywords:

  • management of infections - in intestinal transplant recipients;
  • surgical site infection;
  • suggested empiric therapy;
  • intra-abdominal abscess and enterobacteriaceae, enterococci, anaerobes, Candida spp;
  • peritonitis, secondary;
  • bloodstream infection–gut-associated;
  • urinary tract infection;
  • enteritis;
  • enteritis/PTLD;
  • AG, aminoglycosides