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Prise en charge par le praticien des infections après transplantation d'organes solides

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Manuel, Oriol
Meylan, P. R.
Published in Revue médicale suisse. 2009, vol. 5, no. 197, p. 722-726
Abstract The primary care physician is frequently consulted in first line for infectious complications in organ transplant recipients. Many infections without signs of severity can nowadays be managed on an outpatient basis. However, a number of clinical situations specific to transplant recipients may require special attention and knowledge. In particular, the general practitioner must be aware of the potential interactions between immunosuppressive and antimicrobial therapies, the risk of renal dysfunction as a consequence of diarrhea or urinary tract infection, and the diagnostic of CMV disease as a cause of fever without obvious source occurring several months after transplantation. Collaboration with the transplantation specialists is recommended in order to assure an optimal management of these patients.
Keywords Cytomegalovirus Infections/prevention & controlHumansOpportunistic Infections/ prevention & controlOrgan Transplantation/ adverse effectsPrimary Health CareUrinary Tract Infections/prevention & control
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PMID: 19492515
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MANUEL, Oriol, MEYLAN, P. R., VAN DELDEN, Christian. Prise en charge par le praticien des infections après transplantation d'organes solides. In: Revue médicale suisse, 2009, vol. 5, n° 197, p. 722-726. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:9398

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