Enterococcus (including Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus [VRE])

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Adverse Occurrence type: 
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Time to detection: 
3 days
Alerting signals, symptoms, evidence of occurrence: 
Fever. On day 9: spontaneous wound drainage: culture + for Bacteroides, Escherichia coli & Enterococcus. Nephrectomy on day 18.
Demonstration of imputability or root cause: 
Donor: urine + Streptococcus bovis, saline slush + for Enterococcus/ Escherichia coli. Recipient: Blood Culture positive for Escherichia coli (day2) Bacteroides (days 3, 5 & 7) Enterococcus (day 3)