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Adoptive transfer of cellular immunity against cytomegalovirus by virus-specific lymphocytes from a third-party family donor

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We are grateful to Monika Huben, Anja König, Nicole Neuman, Martina Praast, and Dörthe Rokitta for their excellent technical assistance.

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D.W.B., B.E.V., M.L., R.B., and M.K. were involved in the conception and design of the study. M.K., N.K.S., V.K., and D.W.B. provided the samples. M.L., M.K., B.M.K., M.F., and A.H. were involved in the collection and assembly of data. B.E.V., B.M.K., and R.B.L. were involved in the donor selection, quality control of the CMV-VSTs, and the final release of the T-cell product. M.L. and M.K. were involved in data analysis and interpretation. M.L., M.K., and P.H.O. wrote the manuscript. All the authors gave final approval of the manuscript.

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Lindemann, M., Eiz-Vesper, B., Steckel, N.K. et al. Adoptive transfer of cellular immunity against cytomegalovirus by virus-specific lymphocytes from a third-party family donor. Bone Marrow Transplant 53, 1351–1355 (2018).

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