Strongyloides stercoralis

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Adverse Occurrence type: 
MPHO Type: 
Time to detection: 
2 months
Alerting signals, symptoms, evidence of occurrence: 
Fatigue, malaise, hemoptysis,respiratory distress, shock, CNS symptoms
Demonstration of imputability or root cause: 
Proven: Parasite visualised at bronchoscopy. Strongyloides and Vancomycin resistant enterococcus found in CSF. Three allograft recipients from same donor (heart, kidney and kidney/pancreas) were seronegative for strongyloides IgG by EIA and were diagnosed with infection post-transplant. No information available for the liver recipient. Donor was seropositive for strongyloides.
Imputability grade: 
3 Definite/Certain/Proven
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