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Respiratory virus infections in transplant recipients after reduced-intensity conditioning with Campath-1H: high incidence but low mortality.

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Respiratory virus infections can cause serious morbidity and mortality after conventional allogeneic stem cell transplantation. However, the incidence and outcome of these infections after reduced intensity conditioning has not been reported. Between 1997 and 2001, 35 episodes of respiratory virus infections were noted in 25 of 83 transplant recipients conditioned with fludarabine, melphalan and Campath-1H, and 80% of them received early antiviral therapy. Parainfluenza virus (PIV) 3 was the ...

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Chakrabarti, S More by this author
Mackinnon, S More by this author
Kottaridis, PD More by this author
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Journal:
British journal of haematology
Volume:
119
Issue:
4
Pages:
1125-1132
Publication date:
2002-12-05
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EISSN:
1365-2141
ISSN:
0007-1048
URN:
uuid:20110632-7c02-4d90-b37a-e9f672801fd8
Source identifiers:
13838
Local pid:
pubs:13838

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