8. Management of Infections in Kidney Transplant Recipients

  1. Deepali Kumar MD, MSc, FRCPC and
  2. Atul Humar MD, MSc, FRCPC
  1. Bartholomew Bono MD

Published Online: 5 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444397949.ch8

The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections

The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections

How to Cite

Bono, B. (2011) Management of Infections in Kidney Transplant Recipients, in The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections (eds D. Kumar and A. Humar), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444397949.ch8

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. Infectious Disease, Albert Einstein Healthcare Network, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  1. Management suggestions assume a high prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), FQ- and TMPSMX-resistant GNRs.

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 kidney transplant recipients;
  • infected urinoma or lymphocele;
  • wound infection;
  • alternate therapy;
  • UTI, including pyelonephritis of allograft - in-patient;
  • asymptomatic bacteriuria;
  • culture-negative graft pyelonephritis;
  • ureteral ulceration and ureteral stenosis;
  • hemorrhagic cystitis;
  • BK virus, causing hemorrhagic cystitis - in HSCT patients, rare in SOT