Respiratory Viruses: Influenza, RSV, and Adenovirus in Kidney Transplantation

Dana J. Hawkinson*, Michael G. Ison

*Corresponding author for this work

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Although advances in immunosuppression and antimicrobial prophylaxis have led to improved patient and graft survival, respiratory viruses continue to be a common cause of morbidity and mortality in immunocompromised populations. We describe the clinical manifestations, diagnosis and treatment options for influenza, respiratory syncytial virus and adenovirus infection in the kidney transplant population.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)417-427
Number of pages11
JournalSeminars in nephrology
Issue number5
StatePublished - Sep 1 2016


  • influenza virus
  • kidney transplant
  • respiratory syncytial virus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nephrology


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