Sally H. Houston, MD


Immunosuppression and Infection Risk in SOT Recipients

March 30, 2009

With the introduction of immunosuppressive drugs, solid organ transplant (SOT) has progressed such that potential recipients significantly outnumber available organs. In 2007, there were 14,394 donors of 28,353 organs, but 98,645 persons were on a waiting list as of March 2008.1