Viral-load and B-lymphocyte monitoring of EBV reactivation after allogeneic hemopoietic SCT in children

M. Faraci, I. Caviglia, G. Morreale, E. Lanino, D. Cuzzubbo, S. Giardino, E. Di Marco, C. Cirillo, F. Scuderi, S. Dallorso, P. Terranova, C. Moroni, E. Castagnola

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Abstract

EBV-associated post transplant lymphoproliferative disease (EBV-PTLD) is a life-threatening complication that may occur after hemopoietic SCT. We prospectively screened 80 children on a weekly basis using nested quantitative PCR to evaluate EBV genome copies. EBV viral load

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1052-1055
Number of pages4
JournalBone Marrow Transplantation
Volume45
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2010

Keywords

  • EBV-PCR viral load
  • EBV-PTLD
  • rituximab

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hematology
  • Transplantation
  • Medicine(all)

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