Infection Prevention in Chronic Kidney Disease/Dialysis/Transplant

Myda Khalid, Corina Nailescu

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Abstract

Children with renal disorders including chronic glomerular conditions, chronic kidney disease, end-stage renal disease, and kidney transplant recipients have a higher infection risk. This review covers infection prevention in this population, with a focus on vaccination strategies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)79-85
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Volume11
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2016

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Keywords

  • children
  • chronic kidney disease
  • dialysis
  • eculizumab
  • immunization
  • infection prevention
  • kidney transplant
  • nephrotic syndrome
  • vaccines

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Infectious Diseases

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