Anaplasma phagocytophilum

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Adverse Occurrence type: 
MPHO Type: 
Time to detection: 
7 days
Alerting signals, symptoms, evidence of occurrence: 
64 year old male with headache, chills, fever, dyspnea, dry cough, leukopenia with 28% immature bands, clumped platelets.
Demonstration of imputability or root cause: 
Recipient and donor segment positive by PCR.
Imputability grade: 
2 Probable
Suggest references: 
Alhumaidan, H., Westley, B., Esteva, C., Berardi, V., Young, C. and Sweeney, J. (2013).Transfusion-transmitted anaplasmosis from leukoreduced red blood cells. Transfusion 53(1):181-6.