Transplantation Microbiology: An Evolving Pillar of Transplant Care


* Corresponding author: Jay A. Fishman,


Standardization of nucleic acid testing is an important component of the management of transplant recipients, for microbiologic diagnosis, to guide therapy of viral infections and post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorders, and to assess the intensity of immunosuppression. See also articles by Preiksaitis et al on pages 258 and 269 in this issue.