07 Nov '16, 9pm

Recipient-derived EBV-positive Monomorphic Plasmacytoma Type Posttransplant

Monomorphic plasmacytoma-type posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder (PTLD) has not been reported after pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. We present a child with hepatitis-associated severe aplastic anemia who underwent an unrelated allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation and subsequently developed graft failure and an Epstein-Barr virus-positive monomorphic plasmacytoma-type PTLD of recipient origin. Despite broad-spectrum antimicrobials, weaning immunosuppression, rituximab administration, and a stem cell boost she died from complications of PTLD and a fungal pulmonary infection on day +78.

Full article: http://www.aamds.org/research-article/recipient-derived-e...


The story of the frigates

The story of the frigates

baesystems.com 06 Nov '16, 2pm

The UK has committed to working with prospective international partners through a series of bilateral relationships to lea...