Adverse Occurrence type:
Time to detection:
35 - 39 days
Alerting signals, symptoms, evidence of occurrence:
pleural effussion; decreasing renal function; nephritis; AFB (acid- fast bacilli) in urine
Demonstration of imputability or root cause:
Donor: TB meningitis (CSF grew M. tubercolosis 3 weeks after procurement). Recipients of both kidneys developed TB. M. tuberculosis isolated from urine, sputum, pleural fluid,bone marrow and renal biopsy.