BK virus nephropathy in a pediatric autologous stem-cell transplant recipient

L. Nelson Sanchez-Pinto, Benjamin L. Laskin, Sonata Jodele, Trent R. Hummel, Hong J. Yin, Jens Goebel*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

BK virus (BKV) is an increasingly identified cause of pathology in immunocompromised transplant recipients. BKV is a well-known cause of graft dysfunction following renal transplantation and has also been reported in the native kidneys of other solid organ recipients. Less commonly, BKV nephropathy occurs in allogeneic stem-cell transplant (SCT) recipients. We now describe the first reported case of BKV nephropathy after pediatric autologous SCT.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)495-497
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric Blood and Cancer
Volume56
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2011

Keywords

  • BK virus
  • Pediatrics
  • Stem-cell transplantation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Hematology
  • Oncology

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