Trypanosoma cruzi

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Adverse Occurrence type: 
MPHO Type: 
Time to detection: 
4 months
Alerting signals, symptoms, evidence of occurrence: 
Abdominal pain, fever, diarrhea, vomiting and renal impairment; diagnosed with colitis. Subsequent hemicolectomy sample revealed colitis induced by acute phase chagas disease; bone marrow demonstrated extracellular T. cruzi trypomastigotes and amastigotese. Recipient died of postoperative complications.
Demonstration of imputability or root cause: 
Possible: Donor positive, recipient negative prior to transplant.
Imputability grade: 
1 Possible
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