Diarrhea in Transplant: Diagnosis and Management

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Diarrhea affects up to 52% of solid organ transplant recipients and up to 80% of hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients. Diarrhea can lead to dehydration, electrolyte imbalance, acute renal failure, hypotension, drug toxicity, rejection, and malnutrition. Diarrhea has a significant impact on patients’ quality of life.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEmerging Transplant Infections
Subtitle of host publicationClinical Challenges and Implications
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages22
ISBN (Electronic)9783030258696
ISBN (Print)9783030258689
StatePublished - Jan 1 2021


  • Adenovirus
  • Astrovirus
  • Calcineurin inhibitors
  • Clostridium difficile
  • Colitis
  • Colitis
  • Cryptosporidium
  • Cytomegalovirus
  • Diarrhea
  • Engraftment syndrome
  • Enteritis
  • Giardia
  • Graft-versus-host disease
  • Human bocavirus
  • Multiplex PCR gastrointestinal panel
  • Mycophenolate mofetil
  • Neutropenic colitis
  • Norovirus
  • Rotavirus
  • Transplant

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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