Adverse Occurrence type:
To the authors’ knowledge, 37 cases of posttransplant malaria are reported in the literature. This is the first well-documented case of multiorgan donation from a single donor followed by P. falciparum malaria in recipients.
Time to detection:
Alerting signals, symptoms, evidence of occurrence:
Demonstration of imputability or root cause:
Certain. Blood smear; Donor had returned from Togo to France 10 days earlier
Posttransplant malaria: first case of transmission of Plasmodium falciparum from a white multiorgan donor to four recipients.