volume 27, issue 2, P395-427 2013
DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2013.02.008
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Laura O’Bryan Coster

Abstract: Parasitic diseases are rare infections after a solid organ transplant (SOT). Toxoplasmosis, Trypanosoma cruzi, and visceral leishmanias are the 3 main opportunistic protozoal infections that have the potential to be lethal if not diagnosed early and treated appropriately after SOT. Strongyloides stercoralis is the one helminthic disease that is life-threatening after transplant. This review addresses modes of transmission, methods of diagnosis, and treatment of the most serious parasitic infections in SOT. The…

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