Document Detail


Coccidioidomycosis in liver transplantation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16382459     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Coccidioidomycosis is an endemic fungal infection in the southwestern United States. It causes morbidity and mortality among solid organ transplant recipients who reside in or visit the endemic area or who receive organs from donors infected with the fungus. This paper reviews current literature addressing these infections in liver transplantation programs, including risk factors, clinical manifestations in persons with cirrhosis or who have had a liver transplantation, prophylaxis, treatment, and outcomes.
Authors:
Janis E Blair
Related Documents :
23185079 - Patients experiences of information and support during the first six months after heart...
10818559 - Complexity ix. closure over the organization of a scientific truth.
15100249 - Accommodation: preventing injury in transplantation and disease.
8805769 - Analysis of time to death after transplantation when transplants are only given to pati...
24076039 - Immune reconstitution syndrome-like entity in lung transplant recipients with invasive ...
17269549 - Eye on religion: considering the influence of buddhist and shinto thought on contempora...
7554209 - Single lung transplantation for pulmonary hypertension. single institution experience i...
769749 - Gastrointestinal complications after renal transplantation: predictive factors and morb...
19442109 - New look at therapeutic strategies for blocking costimulatory signal in experimental an...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society     Volume:  12     ISSN:  1527-6465     ISO Abbreviation:  Liver Transpl.     Publication Date:  2006 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-01-04     Completed Date:  2006-06-09     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100909185     Medline TA:  Liver Transpl     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  31-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2005 AASLD
Affiliation:
Division of Infectious Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ 85259, USA. blair.janis@mayo.edu
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Age Distribution
Antifungal Agents / therapeutic use
Coccidioidomycosis / diagnosis*,  drug therapy,  epidemiology*
Female
Follow-Up Studies
Graft Rejection
Graft Survival
Humans
Incidence
Liver Failure / diagnosis,  surgery*
Liver Transplantation / adverse effects*,  methods
Male
Middle Aged
Postoperative Complications / diagnosis,  epidemiology
Risk Assessment
Severity of Illness Index
Sex Distribution
Survival Rate
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antifungal Agents

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Efficacy and safety of low-dose valganciclovir in the prevention of cytomegalovirus disease in adult...
Next Document:  National and regional analysis of exceptions to the Pediatric End-Stage Liver Disease scoring system...