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Old 01-30-2006, 01:31 PM   #1
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BK virus post transplant

Hi. Does anyone have any experience or knowledge about this virus. I've just been diagnosed. I don't know what my viral load is and I'll be going for a biopsy soon. Can anyone tell me anything about treatment and how likely it is for my graft to fail?

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Old 01-30-2006, 07:07 PM   #2
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Re: BK virus post transplant

I was diagnosed with with the BK virus in a urine culture and then in the blood culture. I had to have a biopsy and thankful it had not effected the kidney. I was told if it had, the only treatment they would use was reducing my rejection medications.

 
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