Format

Send to

Choose Destination
Cleve Clin J Med. 2015 Nov;82(11):773-84. doi: 10.3949/ccjm.82a.14118.

Common infectious complications of liver transplant.

Author information

1
Department of Internal Medicine, Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, NY, USA.
2
Department of Infectious Disease, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA.
3
Clinical Instructor, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA.
4
Assistant Professor, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA.
5
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA. E-mail: Hanouni2@ccf.org.

Abstract

Major improvements in the care of liver transplant recipients have mitigated but not eliminated the risk of potentially life-threatening infectious complications. This review provides general information about risk factors, prophylactic strategies, diagnostic workup, and therapy for some of the most commonly encountered infections after liver transplant.

PMID:
26540328
DOI:
10.3949/ccjm.82a.14118
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
Free full text

Supplemental Content

Full text links

Icon for Cleveland Clinic
Loading ...
Support Center