Infections in Renal Transplant Patients: Risk Factors and Infectious Agents

Ak Ö., Yildirim M., Kucuk H. F., Gencer S., Demir T.

TRANSPLANTATION PROCEEDINGS, vol.45, no.3, pp.944-948, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 45 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2013.02.080
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.944-948
  • Kütahya Health Sciences University Affiliated: No


Aim. Infectious complications after renal transplantation (RT) are associated with significant morbidity. They continue to be the most frequent cause of mortality. We investigated the incidence of infections, the causative pathogens, and risk factors contributing to this complication during the first year.