Strongyloides stercoralis

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Adverse Occurrence type: 
MPHO Type: 
Time to detection: 
7 weeks
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. 
Imputability grade: 
3 Definite/Certain/Proven
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