Pseudomonas aeruginosa

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Adverse Occurrence type: 
MPHO Type: 
Time to detection: 
21 days
Alerting signals, symptoms, evidence of occurrence: 
Mycotic aneurysm
Demonstration of imputability or root cause: 
Donors with pseudomonas aeruginosa infection (gun shot wound). 2/4 recipients died due to the rupture of mycotic aneurysm.
Suggest references: 
Donor Derived Bacterial Infections: Report From the Disease Transmission Advisory Committee (DTAC), Blumberg, E., Green M., Covington S. G., Taranto S., Taylor K., Parker K., Chin-Hong P., DiMaio M., Gockerman J. P., Green M., et al. , 48th Annual Meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Vancouver, British Columbia. October 21 – 24, 2010, (2010)