Post-transplant bacteraemia/sepsis. Patient 5 years old

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Adverse Occurrence type: 
MPHO Type: 
Estimated frequency: 
Never reported before this severe
Time to detection: 
5 minutes
Alerting signals, symptoms, evidence of occurrence: 
Hypotension, low O2 saturation. After 12 hours high fever. After 24 hours IC treatment. The five year old patient died 2 months after tx due to multiorgan failure, bleedings and encephalitis.
Demonstration of imputability or root cause: 
Blood culture of patient positive: A. hemolytic streptococcus (product culture negative). The transplant's erytrocytes volume and number were normal.
Suggest references: 
TRIP annual report 2012 Biovigilance