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Prevalence, morbidity, and therapy of hepatitis E virus infection in pediatric renal allograft recipients

Cordts, Stephanie E., Schneble, Lukas, Schnitzler, Paul, Wenzel, Jürgen J. , Vinke, Tobias, Rieger, Susanne, Fichtner, Alexander, Tönshoff, Burkhard and Höcker, Britta (2018) Prevalence, morbidity, and therapy of hepatitis E virus infection in pediatric renal allograft recipients. Pediatric Nephrology 33 (7), pp. 1215-1225.

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Background Hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection in immunocompromised patients such as solid organ transplant recipients may bear a high risk of becoming a chronic infection with progression to liver cirrhosis. So far, data on HEV infection in pediatric renal transplant recipients are limited. Methods This single-center cohort study investigated period prevalence, morbidity, and treatment of HEV ...

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Item type:Article
Date:2 March 2018
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Medizinische Mikrobiologie und Hygiene
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10.1007/s00467-018-3905-7DOI
29500631PubMed ID
Keywords:Hepatitis E virus, Chronic hepatitis, Pediatric renal transplantation, Immunosuppression. Ribavirin
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Partially
Item ID:38248
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