Plasmodium falciparum

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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: 
5-14 days
Alerting signals, symptoms, evidence of occurrence: 
Fever, sepsis
Demonstration of imputability or root cause: 
Certain. Blood smear; Donor had returned from Togo to France 10 days earlier
Imputability grade: 
3 Definite/Certain/Proven
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