Cytologic evaluation of urine after kidney transplantation

Acta Cytol. Sep-Oct 1987;31(5):625-30.

Abstract

Over a ten-month period, 54 kidney transplant patients returning for routine clinic visits were prospectively evaluated utilizing urinary cytology; 101 urine specimens were examined. The incidence of undetected infection was low. Two patients were noted to have polyomavirus infections, and two had candiduria. No patient had urinary tract malignancy.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Candidiasis / urine
  • Eosinophils / pathology
  • Humans
  • Immunosuppression / adverse effects
  • Kidney Diseases / complications
  • Kidney Diseases / diagnosis
  • Kidney Medulla / pathology
  • Kidney Transplantation*
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Polyomavirus / isolation & purification
  • Prospective Studies
  • Tumor Virus Infections / complications
  • Urine / cytology*