Better CMV medications urged for haploidentical stem cell transplant patients

November 2013
Infectious Disease News;Nov2013, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p40
The article discusses research being done on the use of prophylaxis in patients before haploidentical stem cell transplantation, which references a study by E. Shmueli published in a 2013 issue of the "Journal of Infectious Diseases."


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