Adverse Occurrence type:
Time to detection:
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.
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