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Guillain-Barré syndrome post renal transplant: A systematic review.

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Summary of "Guillain-Barré syndrome post renal transplant: A systematic review."

Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) is a common ascending polyneuropathy in adults. It is often associated with preceding viral or diarrhoeal illness with cytomegalovirus (CMV), Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), or Campylobacter jejuni. Solid organ transplant recipients are more susceptible to opportunistic infections with CMV than the general population as a result of immunosuppressive therapies to prevent graft rejection. However, reports of GBS are rare in this population.

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Name: Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society
ISSN: 1399-3062
Pages: e13021

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