Risk of COVID-19 in young kidney transplant recipients. Results from a single-center observational study
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) represents a global public health emergency, recently taken on pandemic proportions, with over 2.7 million confirmed cases worldwide. Children/young adults seem to have a less severe clinical manifestation of COVID-19, but data on disease susceptibility in pediatric transplant recipients on chronic immunosuppressive therapy are limited. This poses major uncertainties regarding pediatric transplant activity and management of anti-rejection therapy.
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