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Cold and OTCs in Transplantation

Winter season arriving and you might see a couple of transplant patients with colds… Immunosuppressants have the potential to interact with OTC meds used to treat common colds and coughs, which can lead to alterations in the degree…

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Post-transplant Lymphoproliferative Disease

Although the term Post-transplant Lymphoproliferative Disease (PTLD) encompasses all lymphoproliferative disorders post transplant, it generally refers to extra-nodal B-cell lymphomas due to Ebstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection. PTLD is a B-cell disease caused by iatrogenic T-cell dysfunction: in people…

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Pathology of BK Nephropathy

BK Nephropathy refers to damage suffered to a renal allograft as a result of the polyomavirus BK virus.   It is named based on the fact that it was originally isolated in the urine of a kidney transplant…

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