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Not all inflammation in a renal allograft is rejection. Clin Case Rep 2018 Nov;6(11):2285-2286

Date

11/21/2018

Pubmed ID

30455940

Pubmed Central ID

PMC6230630

DOI

10.1002/ccr3.1825

Abstract

High index of suspicion for adenovirus infection is required in renal graft dysfunction, especially in the setting of hematuria. Histology can mimic acute rejection, which creates a diagnostic dilemma. Tissue adenovirus immunostains, though usually reliable, may not be always positive like in our case.

Author List

Alquadan KF, Womer KL, Santos AH, Zeng X, Koratala A

Author

Abhilash Koratala MD Assistant Professor in the Medicine department at Medical College of Wisconsin