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Transplant Direct. 2021 Might 25;7(6):e704. doi: 10.1097/TXD.0000000000001147. eCollection 2021 Jun.
BACKGROUNDS: Cytomegalovirus (CMV) negatively impacts transplant outcomes. The present geographic distribution of CMV danger inside the US has not been described.
METHODS: CMV serostatus of donors and recipients in every US state had been collected from the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients between April 1, 2015, and March 31, 2019. The target was to explain charges of CMV recipient seropositivity (R+) and high-risk serostatus (D+/R-) throughout the US in kidney transplant recipient (KTR) and pancreas transplant recipient (PTR) and discover geographic disparities.
RESULTS: A complete of 79 276 KTRs and 4023 PTRs had been included. The typical KTR R+ charge throughout states was 59.5% (vary 39%-76%); PTR R+ charge was 49.5% however with a broader vary (0%-100%). The typical KTR D+/R- charge throughout the US was 19% (vary 8.7%-25%); PTR D+/R- charge was notably larger (26.9%, vary 0%-50%). KTR seropositivity assorted geographically with extra R+ recipients within the southern states, Alaska, and Hawaii. D+/R- KTRs additionally assorted by area, with larger charges within the Rocky Mountain Area in addition to the Midwest and the northern-most states of the Northeast. Tendencies present in KTR endured in PTR.
CONCLUSIONS: The distribution of CMV serostatus within the US varies by state and allograft kind. These knowledge could also be helpful in additional dialogue of nationwide CMV donor-matching methods.
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