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Adverse Occurrence type:
Time to detection:
Alerting signals, symptoms, evidence of occurrence:
2-week history of nausea, anorexia, abdominal fullness and maculopapular, nonpuritic rash on trunk.
Demonstration of imputability or root cause:
Diffusely ulcerated duodenal mucosa and adult Strongyloides on biopsy demonstrated by esophagogastroduodenoscopy. Stool and urine ova and parasite exams were positive for rhabditiform larvae and cleared after 3 days of treatment. Common donor of other two solid organ transplant recipients, all infected. Pretransplant Strongyloides serology results imply that the donor had chronic Strongyloides infection
Single Donor-Derived Strongyloidiasis in Three Solid Organ Transplant Recipients: Case Series and Review of the Literature.
Le, M.et al (2014). Single Donor-Derived Strongyloidiasis in Three Solid Organ Transplant Recipients: Case Series and Review of the Literature. Am J Transplant Mar 10, DOI 10.1111/ajt.12670.