Staphylococcus aureus

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Adverse Occurrence type: 
MPHO Type: 
Time to detection: 
3 - 6 days
Alerting signals, symptoms, evidence of occurrence: 
Tracheobronchitis, cutaneous infection, pneumonia.
Demonstration of imputability or root cause: 
Donor 1: blood culture found to be positive for MSSA. Recipient 1: fever and purulent sputum with culture positive for the same MSSA strain. Donor 2: lung colonization. Recipient 2: skin infection. Donor 3 & 4: lung colonization. Recipient 3 & 4: pneumonia by MSSA
Imputability grade: 
2 Probable
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