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CMV Prophylaxis May Benefit Tx Patients

BOSTON—Cytomegalovirus infection (CMV) remains an important problem for solid-organ transplant recipients. Available data support either universal prophylaxis against the virus or pre-emptive therapy, according to a transplant infectious disease specialist.

HIV Does Not Worsen Renal Tx Outcomes

TORONTO—One- and three-year outcomes for both patient and graft survival among HIV-infected transplant recipients are comparable to those in the overall transplant population, data show. The findings come from the largest, prospective cohort of HIV-infected kidney and liver transplant recipients followed since the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy, researchers say.

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