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noviembre 9, 2020

Management of cytomegalovirus infection after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation

In a highly immunodeficient state following allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT), the reactivation of cytomegalovirus (CMV) is occasionally uncontrollable, which leads to various clinical symptoms, such as pneumonia, enteritis, and hepatitis and finally to lethal outcomes. Although preemptive anti-CMV therapy based on monitoring of CMV infection by quantitative polymerase chain reaction and CMV antigenemia assays has reduced lethal CMV disease, CMV infection is associated…