Adverse Occurrence type:
Time to detection:
Alerting signals, symptoms, evidence of occurrence:
Respiratory symptoms; fever; influenza-like illness; respiratory failure
Demonstration of imputability or root cause:
Proven; donor from endemic country, serology positive. Recipient was seronegative pre-transplant. Strongyloides larvae seen in bronchoscopy, following acute respiratory failure and intubation. Other recipients of kidney and kidney/pancreas from same donor also acquired strongyloides infection.