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2 Months after kidney transplantation a 37 year old man has been put on immunosupressive therapy. He developed cytomegalovirus infection. Which of the following is the most appropriate therapy?

A- Acyclovir
B- Ganciclovir
C- Famciclovir
D- Ribavarin
E- Saquinavir
 

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An extra point

Here's an important point:

Treatment of CMV and pneumocystis jiroveci

Never use Ganciclovir with TMP-SMX because they both cause bone marrow suppression, therefore better use Ganciclovir with Pentamidine.

Never use Forscarnet with Pentamidine because they both nephrotoxic, therefore better use Forscarnet with TMP-SMX
 
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