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Publication Name World Journal of Transplantation
Manuscript ID 24806
Country of Manuscript Source United States
Received
2016-02-10 15:32
Peer-Review Started
2016-02-12 18:29
To Make the First Decision
2016-04-15 09:13
Return for Revision
2016-04-20 11:31
Revised
2016-04-22 04:06
Second Decision
2016-05-30 12:17
Accepted by Journal Editor-in-Chief
2016-06-01 21:29
Accepted by Company Editor-in-Chief
2016-06-16 11:49
Articles in Press
2016-06-16 11:49
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2016-09-18 21:21
Publish the Manuscript Online
2016-09-23 15:41
ISSN 2220-3230 (online)
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Specialty Infectious Diseases
Manuscript type Review
Article Title Cryptosporidium infection in solid organ transplantation
Manuscript Source Invited Manuscript
All Author List Diana F Florescu and Uriel Sandkovsky
Funding Agency and Grant Number
Correspondence To Diana F Florescu, MD, Transplant Infectious Diseases Program, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 985400 Nebraska Medical Center,Omaha, NE 68198-5400, United States. dflorescu@unmc.edu
Keywords Cryptosporidium; Solid organ trans­plan­tation; Diarrhea; Nitazoxanide; Antiparasitic drugs
Core Tip Diarrhea caused by Cryptosporidium is a serious and underrecognized cause of diarrhea in solid organ transplant recipients. The most important diagnostic challenge is low index of suspicion, since many new diagnostic methods have improved detection of the parasite. Treatment can be challenging as the disease may cause severe dehydration and antiparasitic drugs have modest activity. Electrolyte and fluid replacement, reduction of immunosuppression and antiparasitic therapy are the cornerstones of management. Newer antiparasitic drugs and vaccines may help manage the disease in the future.
Publish Date 2016-09-23 15:41
Citation Florescu DF, Sandkovsky U. Cryptosporidium infection in solid organ transplantation. World J Transplant 2016; 6(3): 460-471
Url http://www.wjgnet.com/2220-3230/full/v6/i3/460.htm
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.5500/wjt.v6.i3.460
Full Article (PDF) WJT-6-460.pdf
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Peer-review Report 24806-Peer-review(s).pdf
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