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World J Hepatol. Apr 27, 2011; 3(4): 83-92
Published online Apr 27, 2011. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v3.i4.83
Table 3 Risk factors of fungal infections after liver transplantation
Candida speciesAspergillus species
Renal insufficiencyRenal insufficiency
Renal insufficiency (creatinine > 3.0 mg/dL)Renal failure
Renal replacement therapy within the first 30 days after transplantNeed for dialysis
Surgical factorsSurgical factors
Prolonged transplant operation time (> 11 h)Retransplantation
Second surgical intervention for any reason within 5 d of the initial transplant procedureMicrobial factors
Choledochojejunostomy anastomosis.CMV infection
Transfusion of ≥ 40 units of blood products during the surgeryPrior colonization
Microbial factorsFulminant hepatic failure
Early fungal colonization (within 3 d after liver transplantation)
Documented colonization (nasal, pharyngeal or rectal cultures)
Fulminant hepatic failure