Escherichia coli

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Adverse Occurrence type: 
MPHO Type: 
Estimated frequency: 
1 reported case
Time to detection: 
7 days
Alerting signals, symptoms, evidence of occurrence: 
Recipient developed bacteremia; presentation not described.
Demonstration of imputability or root cause: 
Donor had pneumonia with Escherichia coli; recipient with bacteremia with the same microrganism. Donors with a positive culture in urine or perfusate. Transmission occurred in 2 out of 3 recipients who survived with graft loss
Imputability grade: 
2 Probable
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