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Acute Graft vs. Host Activity Index (aGVHDAI)

Purpose:

To determine the activity of acute graft vs host disease (GVHD) using the index of Leisenring et al.

Specialty:

Immunology/Rheumatology

Objective:

laboratory tests, disease progression, complication detection

ICD-10:

T86

Description:

Leisenring et al developed an activity index for acute graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) in patients undergoing hematopoietic cell transplantation after myeloablative conditioning. This can help identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and University of Washington in Seattle.

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