Characteristics in the post-transplant followup for cases and controls Variable Cases Controls p n=31 n=62 Post-transplant followup Basal post-transplant creatinine, 1.2 (0.35) 1.18 (0.31) 0.39 mean (SD) Post-transplant basal GFR by MDMR, 71 (32.2) 71 (20.4) 1.0 ml/min/1.73[m.sup.2], mean (SD) 5-day graft ultrasound anomalies Hydronephrosis, n (%) 4 (12.9) 3 (4.8) 0.27 Perigraft fluid collection, n (%) 2 (6.5) 7 (11.3) 0.7 Distal intrarenal resistive index, 0.64 (0.12) 0.65 (0.08) 0.07 mean (SD) CMV infection, n (%) 2 (6.5) 4 (6.5) 1.0 BK virus
infection 0 0 - Positive post-surgery urine culture 29 (29) 23 (37.1%) 0.44 CMV: cytomegalovirus; GFR: glomerular filtration rate; SD: standard deviation.
Paper Year Authors DNA Detection of BK virus
1997 Behzadbehbahani BK virus
(BKV) in urine by polymerase et al.
in allogeneic and autologous bone marrow transplantation: review article.
High prevalence of antibodies to BK virus
, an SV40-related papovavirus, in residents of Maryland.
Sequence variation in amplification target genes and standards influences interlaboratory comparison of BK virus
DNA load measurement.
Shah, "Detection of BK virus
and JC virus in urine and brain tissue by the polymerase chain reaction," Journal of Clinical Microbiology, vol.
Demographic characteristics, biochemical data, BK virus
and CMV DNA levels by polymerase chain reaction (QIAGEN, Hilden, Germany) were investigated.
Chang, "Inhibition of BK virus
replication in human kidney cells by BK virus
large tumor antigen-specific shRNA delivered by JC virus-like particles," Antiviral Research, vol.
KEY WORDS: BK virus
, JC virus, Polyomavirus, Kidney transplant.
and adenovirus are common infections complicating HSCT, both of which are capable of inflicting damage to the kidneys.
Serology was negative for the following: CMV, BK virus
, Epstein-Barr virus, HIV, hepatitis C virus, delta virus, and parvovirus.
At the end of July he was allowed home but he was taken back into hospital two weeks later after catching the BK virus
Escherichia coli pap Genes So- Youn, as well as Adenovirus Type 11 and Type 21, and BK Virus
were Involved with Severe Urinary Tract Infection in Infants.