Trypanosoma cruzi

Record number: 
Adverse Occurrence type: 
MPHO Type: 
Time to detection: 
5 weeks
Alerting signals, symptoms, evidence of occurrence: 
Fever, myalgias, and hepatosplenomegaly in both recipients 5 weeks post-transplant
Demonstration of imputability or root cause: 
Donor: Brazilian with positive T. cruzi serology. Both recipients developed parasitemia and similar clinical symptoms 5 weeks post-transplant.
Imputability grade: 
3 Definite/Certain/Proven
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