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Nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) are environmental organisms that colonize or infect lung transplant recipients. Due to differences in populations studied and geographical diversity of species, risk factors for infection and its impact on patient outcomes post-transplant are conflicting in the literature.
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Name: Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society
Infectious complication is an important cause of poor outcome of lung transplantation (LT). Infections with Acinetobacter baumannii (A. baumannii) are problematic, because of limited therapeutic optio...
Frailty at listing for lung transplant has been associated with waitlist and post-transplant mortality. Frailty trajectories following transplant, however, have been less well characterized, including...
Solid-organ transplant recipients are at risk of hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection. We analyzed the seroprevalence/risk factors of HEV in Croatian liver transplant recipients.
Frailty, a measure of physiologic reserve, is associated with poor outcomes and mortality among kidney transplant (KT) candidates and recipients. There are no national estimates of frailty in this pop...
We documented a 6-fold increase in the frequency of nontuberculous mycobacteria isolated from clinical samples in Botswana during 2011-2014. Because antituberculosis treatment is often initiated only ...
Use of oral clarithromycin for treatment of chronic lung disease due to Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare and other non-tuberculous Mycobacteria
A prospective, single-center, open-label study involving patients with refractory nontuberculous mycobacteria lung disease to ascertain pharmacokinetics, safety, efficacy, and tolerability...
The primary aim of this study is to determine prospectively the viral and C. pneumoniae infection prevalence and outcomes of infections in lung transplant recipients. The study will also ...
Background: NTM(Nontuberculous mycobacteria) pulmonary disease is increasing worldwidely, however the diagnosis and treatment of NTM pulmonary disease still has multiple obstacles. The in...
This is a single arm, open-label interventional study of ingenol mebutate 0.015% in solid organ transplant recipients. The investigators plan to treat 20 subjects, 10 kidney transplant rec...
Infections with nontuberculous mycobacteria (atypical mycobacteria): M. kansasii, M. marinum, M. scrofulaceum, M. flavescens, M. gordonae, M. obuense, M. gilvum, M. duvali, M. szulgai, M. intracellulare (see MYCOBACTERIUM AVIUM COMPLEX;), M. xenopi (littorale), M. ulcerans, M. buruli, M. terrae, M. fortuitum (minetti, giae), M. chelonae.
Pulmonary or extrapulmonary infection caused by MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS or nontuberculous mycobacteria in a patient with silicosis.
Non-cadaveric providers of organs for transplant to related or non-related recipients.
Individuals receiving tissues or organs transferred from another individual of the same or different species, or from within the same individual.
The procedure established to evaluate the health status and risk factors of the potential DONORS of biological materials. Donors are selected based on the principles that their health will not be compromised in the process, and the donated materials, such as TISSUES or organs, are safe for reuse in the recipients.
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