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22 March 2022: Original Paper

Pre-Transplant Peripheral Lymphocyte Subsets Predict Pneumonia After Renal Transplantation

Quan Zhuang 12ADEG* , Min Yang 1BCE* , Shu Liu 12BCF , Meng Yu 1BC , Jie Jiang 1BF , Bo Peng 12DF , Yingzi Ming 12AEF*

DOI: 10.12659/AOT.934773

Ann Transplant 2022; 27:e934773

Table 2 Clinical characteristics between pneumonia and stable allograft recipients.

All (n=114)Stable (n=82)Pneumonia (n=32)P
Age (year), mean±SD42.36±10.7941.83±11.8744.16±9.410.2513
Gender, M/F79/3558/2421/110.5953
BMI (kg/m)21.62±3.1221.90±3.2020.89±2.830.2077
Dialysis, year3.89±3.754.15±3.833.29±3.650.3261
Induction therapy0.2667
 None, n (%)16 (14.03)10 (12.20)6 (18.75)
 ATG, n (%)58 (50.88)39 (47.56)19 (59.38)
 Baliximab, n (%)3 (2.63)2 (2.44)1 (3.13)
 ATG+Baliximab, n (%)37 (32.46)31 (37.80)6 (18.75)
Pneumonia onset time (month)5.47±3.98
Symptom+CT, n21
Symptom+CT+Blood culture, n11
Pathogen, n (%)
 Bacteria13 (41)
 Virus6 (19)
 Fungus10 (31)
 Polyinfection3 (9)
Endpoint eGFR (mL/min/1.73 m)59.13±23.6461.46±23.8754.98±22.150.1253
IS withdrawn, n6
IS – immunosuppressants.

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Annals of Transplantation eISSN: 2329-0358
Annals of Transplantation eISSN: 2329-0358