Mycobacterium tuberculosis

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Adverse Occurrence type: 
MPHO Type: 
Time to detection: 
12 - 14 months
Alerting signals, symptoms, evidence of occurrence: 
Decline in renal function, painful and swollen foot with discharge.
Demonstration of imputability or root cause: 
Granulomatous nephritis and osteomyelitis demonstrated in biopsy, AFB (acid- fast bacilli) positive. Urine, biopsy tissue of kidney and bone with positve culture for M. tuberculosis. Recipients of liver and kidney from same donor developed TB with same strain (hemi-nested PCR of IS6110 region). No isolate from donor available for comparison.
Imputability grade: 
2 Probable
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