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General articles related to infectious disease topics that are relevant for patients and prospective patients of Infectious Disease Associates of Tampa Bay (IDATB) .

What You Need to Know About Transplant Infections

What You Need to Know About Transplant Infections

Advances in healthcare have developed rapidly in the U.S. over the last few decades. In 1954, the kidney was the first human organ to be successfully transplanted. Liver, heart and pancreas transplants were successfully performed by the late 1960’s, while  lung and intestinal organ transplant procedures began in the 1980s. Consider now that almost 40,000 organ transplants were performed in…

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