Staphylococcus aureus

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Adverse Occurrence type: 
MPHO Type: 
Alerting signals, symptoms, evidence of occurrence: 
This retrospective study of donor lung cultures reported six cases of clinically-important  invasive bacterial infections of transplanted lungs with the same bacteria found in donor lung and recipient infection.
Demonstration of imputability or root cause: 
Certain. MRSA isolated from donor and recipient specimens
Imputability grade: 
3 Definite/Certain/Proven
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