Association for Molecular Pathology

Self-Test: AMP Case Report Article in CAP TODAY

Application of molecular techniques to confirm donor-derived post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder


  1. Post-transplantation lymphoproliferative disorders encompass which neoplasms:
    a) Infectious mononucleosis-like neoplasms
    b) Classical Hodgkin lymphoma
    c) Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    d) All of the above
  2. The incidence of PTLD increases with degree of immunosuppression. Which of the following is true?
    a) The incidence of PTLD is highest in kidney transplantation.
    b) The incidence of PTLD is lowest in small bowel transplantation.
    c) The incidence of PTLD is highest in heart/lung transplantation.
    d) The majority of PTLD in bone marrow allograft recipients develop in the first two months.
  3. Which of the following is true regarding post-transplantation lymphoproliferative disorders?
    a) The majority of cases are EBV driven, as it plays a role in pathogenesis.
    b) There is no correlation of EBV and PTLD.
    c) CMV is not a risk factor for PTLD.
    d) None of the above.