What is the role of biopsy in the diagnosis of adenovirus infections?

Updated: Apr 15, 2021
  • Author: Sandra G Gompf, MD, FACP, FIDSA; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Biopsy may be considered in the setting of pneumonia, hepatitis, nephritis, enteritis, or other suspected end-organ involvement in immunocompromised patients, particularly in transplant recipients.


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