Transplant Infections

Fourth Edition

  • Per Ljungman
  • David Snydman
  • Michael Boeckh

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Introduction to Transplant Infections

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Andrew R. Rezvani, H. Joachim Deeg
      Pages 3-17
    3. Nagaraju Sarabu, Donald E. Hricik
      Pages 19-30
    4. Karen L. Hardinger, Irfan A. Agha, Daniel C. Brennan
      Pages 31-46
    5. Sarah E. Turbett, Eric S. Rosenberg
      Pages 59-78
  3. Risks and Epidemiology of Infections After Transplantation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 79-79
    2. Nicole Theodoropoulos, Michael G. Ison
      Pages 113-127
    3. Clarisse M. Machado
      Pages 129-150
    4. Oscar Len, Antonio Roman, Joan Gavaldà
      Pages 167-183
    5. Deepali Kumar, Atul Humar
      Pages 185-199
    6. Roberto Patron, Shimon Kusne, David Mulligan
      Pages 215-233
    7. Kyle A. Soltys, Jorge D. Reyes, Michael Green
      Pages 235-248
  4. Specific Sites of Infection

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 249-249
    2. Catherine Cordonnier
      Pages 251-269
    3. Timothy Sullivan, Shirish Huprikar
      Pages 271-281
    4. Christopher J. Damman, George B. McDonald
      Pages 311-332
  5. Bacterial Infections

  6. Viral Infections

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 415-415
    2. Morgan Hakki, Per Ljungman
      Pages 417-440
    3. Raymund R. Razonable, Ajit P. Limaye
      Pages 441-475
    4. Jutta K. Preiksaitis, Sandra M. Cockfield, Anthea C. Peters
      Pages 477-512
    5. Marian G. Michaels, Michael Ison, Michael Green
      Pages 623-629
  7. Fungal Infections

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 675-675
    2. Jason A. Trubiano, Sharon C.-A. Chen, Monica A. Slavin
      Pages 677-691
    3. Todd P. McCarty, Peter G. Pappas
      Pages 693-706
    4. Patricia Muñoz, Maddalena Giannella, Antonio Vena, Emilio Bouza
      Pages 719-756
    5. Carol A. Kauffman, Marisa H. Miceli
      Pages 757-770
  8. Other Infections

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 771-771

About this book


As the number of patients undergoing hematotopoietic or solid organ transplantation increases, a deep understanding of the field of transplant infectious diseases grows increasingly vital. With its extensively revised and updated review of surgical infections, treatment, prevention, and practice, this book is the ultimate guide to advances in the field of transplant infections that are rapidly implemented into practice both in diagnostic technologies, new therapies, new transplant practices, and challenges such as the threat of multiresistant bacteria and the increasing use of transplantation in the developing parts of the world. Written by experts in their fields, this book is the only comprehensive source of cutting-edge information on transplant infections and has been a trusted guide to medical professionals worldwide for nearly two decades.

Transplant Infections is of paramount value to infectious disease specialists, transplant physicians, medical students, fellows, residents, and all medical professionals working with surgical patients.


Epidemiology Infection Prevention Solid Organ organ transplantation Stem cell transplantation Transplant Infections

Editors and affiliations

  • Per Ljungman
    • 1
  • David Snydman
    • 2
  • Michael Boeckh
    • 3
  1. 1.Karolinska InstitutetKarolinska University HospitalStockholmSweden
  2. 2.Tufts University School of Medicine Tufts Medical CenterBostonUSA
  3. 3.University of Washington Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research CenterSeattleUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-28795-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-28797-3
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