Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Quiz 5 Answers

Which one of the following is not a risk factor for PTLD
EBV status of donor/recipient 2 (16%)
Prior malignancy 1 (8%)
"Net" immunosuppresion 1 (8%)
Prior BK Virus infection 6 (50%)
Age 2 (16%)

Most of you got this one right away!
All except Prior BK infection has been associated to be a risk factor for PTLD In kidney transplant recipients
Please review the recent updated PTLD presentation by Arun Chawla for further clarification


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