Infections in bone marrow transplant recipients in South India - A post-mortem study

P. Ramani, H. Krishnaswami, A. Srivastava, D. Dennison, M. Chandy

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Abstract

A study of post-mortem material obtained from ten patients who had undergone bone marrow transplantation is presented. The cause of death in all patients was infection. Six patients had fungal infection, two had bacterial infection and three had cytomegalovirus infection. Pneumocystis carinii and tuberculous infections were not detected.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)354-356
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Volume97
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1994

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Keywords

  • Bone marrow transplantation
  • Infection

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Parasitology
  • Infectious Diseases

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