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Front. Cell. Infect. Microbiol. | doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2018.00408

Disseminated Adenovirus Infection after Combined Liver-Kidney Transplantation

  • 1Duke University, United States

Human adenovirus (HAdV) infections are well-described after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation but less well understood in solid organ transplantation (SOT). We describe a case of disseminated HAdV type 21 infection five months after combined liver-kidney transplantation, expanding the limited literature describing this infection in the SOT population.

Keywords: adenovirus, Transplantation, IMMUNOCOMPRISED HOST, Opportunistic infection, Kidney Liver

Received: 02 Aug 2018; Accepted: 31 Oct 2018.

Edited by:

Ran Nir-Paz, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Reviewed by:

Takeshi Saraya, Kyorin University, Japan
Oriol Manuel, Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV), Switzerland  

Copyright: © 2018 Hemmersbach-Miller, Bailey, Kappus, Prasad, Gray and Alspaugh. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The use, distribution or reproduction in other forums is permitted, provided the original author(s) and the copyright owner(s) are credited and that the original publication in this journal is cited, in accordance with accepted academic practice. No use, distribution or reproduction is permitted which does not comply with these terms.

* Correspondence: Dr. Marion Hemmersbach-Miller, Duke University, Durham, United States, marion.hemmersbach@duke.edu