Adoptive cellular immunotherapy for viral diseases

Y. Fujita, C. M. Rooney, H. E. Heslop

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Viral infections remain a major cause of morbidity and mortality after pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Adoptive transfer of donor-derived virus-specific T cells can reconstitute antiviral immunity in recipients and be effective both in preventing and treating cytomegalovirus, Epstein-Barr virus and adenovirus infection. Current efforts are focused on providing protection toward a broader range of viruses safely, rapidly and effectively.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)193-198
Number of pages6
JournalBone Marrow Transplantation
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hematology
  • Transplantation


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