Prevention of cytomegalovirus following solid organ transplantation: A literature review
Article first published online: 28 JUL 2013
© 2013 John Wiley & Sons A/S.
Volume 17, Issue 6, pages 499–509, September 2013
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Prevention of cytomegalovirus following solid organ transplantation: a literature review, , .
- Issue published online: 28 JUL 2013
- Article first published online: 28 JUL 2013
- Manuscript Accepted: 29 MAY 2013
- CMV ;
- solid organ transplantation;
CMV is the most common opportunistic infection affecting SOT recipients. Although current strategies to prevent both CMV infection and disease have been effective, CMV related complications continue to occur, particularly late-onset CMV disease. This literature review article examines the benefits and disadvantages of different prevention modalities, and presents emerging strategies to better prevent CMV in organ transplant recipients.