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|Title:||Urine cytology screening for polyoma virus infection following renal transplantation: The Oxford experience|
|Authors:||Thamboo, T.P. |
|Citation:||Thamboo, T.P., Jeffery, K.J.M., Friend, P.J., Turner, G.D.H., Roberts, I.S.D. (2007-08). Urine cytology screening for polyoma virus infection following renal transplantation: The Oxford experience. Journal of Clinical Pathology 60 (8) : 927-930. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1136/jcp.2006.042507|
|Abstract:||Objective: To review the first year of a monthly urine cytology screening service, introduced to identify renal transplant patients at risk of polyoma virus nephropathy (PVN), at an early, potentially treatable, stage. Methods and results: Monthly urine samples (n = 392) were received from 97/108 transplant recipients in 2005. Of 56 patients with follow-up >6 months, 20% and 9% had significant (>10 decoy cells/cytospin) and non-significant positive cytology, respectively. The first positive urine samples occurred most commonly in the second and third month post-transplantation and patients with significantly positive samples had higher 3-month and 6-month serum creatinine levels than patients with negative urine cytology (p|
|Source Title:||Journal of Clinical Pathology|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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