54. Antiviral Agents for Adult Transplant Recipients

  1. Deepali Kumar MD, MSc, FRCPC and
  2. Atul Humar MD, MSc, FRCPC
  1. Valentina Stosor MD

Published Online: 5 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444397949.ch54

The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections

The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections

How to Cite

Stosor, V. (2011) Antiviral Agents for Adult Transplant Recipients, in The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections (eds D. Kumar and A. Humar), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444397949.ch54

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. Division of Infectious Diseases, Chicago, IL, USA

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:

  • antiviral agents - for adult transplant recipients;
  • antiviral agent;
  • acyclovir (Zovirax);
  • renal and other dose adjustments;
  • side-effects and drug interactions;
  • Amantadine (Symmetrel);
  • Entecavir (Baraclude) - HBV treatment-naïve;
  • Famciclovir (Famvir);
  • Ganciclovir (Cytovene) - side-effects, being neutropenia;
  • Podofilox (Condylox) - no renal dose adjustments