Genitourinary tuberculosis after renal transplantation: Report of 3 cases and review

Lorraine Dowdy, Moti Ramgopal, Thomas Hoffman, Gaetano Ciancio, George Burke, David Roth, Carolyn Mies, Broderick Jones, Joshua Miller

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Abstract

Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection of the genitourinary tract is an uncommon disease in renal transplant recipients and presentation is atypical. Genitourinary tuberculosis is associated with graft rejection, and this diagnosis should be considered for renal transplant recipients with unexplained fever and constitutional symptoms.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)662-666
Number of pages5
JournalClinical Infectious Diseases
Volume32
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 15 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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