Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, July 7th, 1997
"Given the potentially ominous implications of M. tuberculosis and other opportunistic respiratory pathogens after lung transplantation, it is essential for the clinician and radiologist to maintain vigilance in monitoring [lung transplant] patients to allow early diagnostic and therapeutic intervention," researcher Larry L. Schulman and colleagues wrote ("Pulmonary Tuberculosis After Lung Transplantation," Chest, May 1997;111(5):1459-1462).
The donor lung is unique in its...
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