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Epstein-Barr virus associated graft failure following heart/lung transplantation.
  1. J J Egan,
  2. J P Stewart,
  3. P S Hasleton,
  4. N Yonan,
  5. P Bishop,
  6. J R Arrand,
  7. A N Rahman,
  8. K B Carroll,
  9. A A Woodcock
  1. North West Lung Centre, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester.

    Abstract

    A case is described of late pulmonary graft failure in a heart/lung transplant recipient. The major characteristics were alveolar fibrosis and a restrictive physiological deficit. Epstein-Barr virus was implicated as an aetiological agent using immunohistochemical analysis and by a response to treatment with ganciclovir.

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