Abhijit P. Limaye, MD
Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy & Infectious Diseases
Adjunct Professor
Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology
Director, Solid Organ Transplant Infectious Disease Program
Sites of Practice: 
University of Washington Medical Center

Faculty Information


Dr. Limaye directs the Solid Organ Transplant Infectious Disease Program at University of Washington. He interacts with trainees at "plate rounds" on the general and SOT ID services and in the SOT ID clinic. His clinical and collaborative research activities are primarily focused on viral and fungal infections in SOT patients.

Education & Training: 
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Senior Fellow, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Chief Medical Resident/Acting Instructor, Department of Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Seattle Metro Magazine's "Top ID Doc"
Fellow, American College of Physicians (ACP)
Fellow, Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)
(206) 598-1041
Mailing Address: 

1959 NE Pacific St.
Box 356174
Seattle, WA 98195

Research & Clinical Interests
Research Interests: 
  • Infections in immunocompromised hosts, including viral (CMV, BKV, respiratory viruses) and fungal pathogens
  • Herpesviruses in ICU patients
Clinical Interests: 
  • Infections in immunocompromised patients such as those who have or will receive organ traansplants

Limaye AP, Boeckh M. CMV in critically ill patients: pathogen or bystander? Rev Med Virol. 2010; 20(6): 372-9.
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Roxby AC, Gottlieb GS, Limaye AP. Strongyloidiasis in transplant patients. Clin Infect Dis. 2009; 49(9):1411-23.
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Limaye AP, Kirby KA, Rubenfeld GD, et al. Cytomegalovirus reactivation in critically ill immunocompetent patients. JAMA. 2008; 300(4):413-22.
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Li F, Kenyon KW, Kirby KA, Fishbein DP, Boeckh M, Limaye AP. Incidence and clinical features of ganciclovir-resistant cytomegalovirus disease in heart transplant recipients. Clin Infect Dis. 2007; 45(4):439-47.
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Copp DH, Godwin JD, Kirby KA, Limaye AP. Clinical and radiologic factors associated with pulmonary nodule etiology in organ transplant recipients. Am J Transplant. 2006; 6(11),2759-64.
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Limaye AP, Bakthavatsalam R, Kim HW, et al. Impact of cytomegalovirus in organ transplant recipients in the era of antiviral prophylaxis.Transplantation. 2006; 81(12),1645-52.
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