The impact of cytomegalovirus infection ≥1 year after primary renal transplantation

Barry J. Browne, Jo Anne Young, Ty B. Dunn, Arthur J. Matas

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We studied the impact of a first post-transplant cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection greater than one year after primary kidney transplantation. Risk factors for developing late CMV were acute rejection and donor-recipient CMV status. Of those developing late CMV, 35% were donor (D) positive, recipient (R) negative; however, 23% were D+R+, 22% D-R+, and 15% D-R- Late CMV was associated with significantly decreased patient and graft survival.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)572-577
Number of pages6
JournalClinical Transplantation
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jul 2010


  • Cytomegalovirus
  • Infection
  • Late
  • Post transplant
  • Renal transplant


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