Category Archives: BK virus

I am transplant patient. It has been 6 months since my transplant. Now my serum creatinine had increased to 1.8. The doctor did a biopsy. The biopsy report BK virus positive but blood viral load below 100/ml. Now the doctor suggests to take Leflunomide for two weeks but still the creatinine the same. Please provide me with a consultation.

I am unable to provide medical advice without performing a complete history and physical examination.  I suggest that you continue to consult with your transplant physician.  There are several different ways to evaluate and treat BK virus activation in a … Continue reading

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