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noviembre 10, 2020

Single-center experience with use of letermovir for treatment of CMV infection in stem cell transplant recipients

The approval of letermovir provided a new option for cytomegalovirus (CMV) prophylaxis in CMV seropositive allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (allo-HSCT) recipients. Data are limited on the use of letermovir for the treatment of CMV infection. We performed a single-center retrospective review of allo-HSCT recipients who received letermovir off-label for treatment of CMV infection (CMV DNAemia and CMV disease) from November 2017 until November 2019. Fifteen patients were included,…