9. Management of Infections in Pancreas Transplant Recipients [1–3]

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

Published Online: 5 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444397949.ch9

The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections

The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections

How to Cite

Bono, B. (2011) Management of Infections in Pancreas Transplant Recipients [1–3], in The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections (eds D. Kumar and A. Humar), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444397949.ch9

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), fluoroquinolone- and TMP/SMX-resistant GNRs.

    Recipients of simultaneous kidney–pancreas transplants generally have higher infection rates than kidney alone.

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 pancreas transplant recipients;
  • wound infection;
  • pancreatic abscess;
  • peritonitis or intra-abdominal abscess;
  • management suggestions - high prevalence of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA);
  • Enterobacteriaceae, enterococci, anaerobes, Candida spp;
  • vancomycin or cefazolin;
  • clindamycin or TMP-SMX;
  • TMP-SMX, trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole;
  • GNR, gram negative rod