Prevalence of transfusion transmitted virus infection and its effect on renal graft survival in renal transplant recipients


Usta M., Dilek K., Ersoy A., Ozdemir B., Mistik R., Vuruskan H., ...More

SCANDINAVIAN JOURNAL OF UROLOGY AND NEPHROLOGY, vol.36, no.6, pp.473-477, 2002 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/003655902762467657
  • Journal Name: SCANDINAVIAN JOURNAL OF UROLOGY AND NEPHROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.473-477

Abstract

Objective: Little is known about the prevalence of transfusion transmitted virus (TTV) infection in renal transplant recipients (RTxs) and its effects on allograft survival. We investigated the prevalence of TTV and its effects on liver injury and graft survival in RTxs.