Cytomegalovirus pneumonia in patients with lymphoma (pages 1213–1220)
Roy F. Chemaly, Harrys A. Torres, Ray Y. Hachem, Graciela M. Nogueras, Elizabeth A. Aguilera, Anas Younes, Mario A. Luna, Gilhen Rodriguez, Jeffrey J. Tarrand and Issam I. Raad
Article first published online: 2 AUG 2005 | DOI: 10.1002/cncr.21294
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection has emerged as an important cause of life-threatening pneumonia among patients with lymphoma. Its incidence is increasing. In the current study, a high Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation (APACHE) II score and development of antiviral toxicity were associated with fatal CMV pneumonia.