Influenza transmission to recipient through lung transplantation

TitleInfluenza transmission to recipient through lung transplantation
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsMeylan PR, Aubert JD, Kaiser L
JournalTransplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society
Pagination55 - 7
Date PublishedMar
Type of ArticleCase Reports
ISSN1398-2273 (Print) 1398-2273 (Linking)
Accession Number17313474
Keywords*Disease Transmission, Infectious, *Influenza A virus, Adult, Humans, Influenza, Human / *transmission, Lung Transplantation / *adverse effects, Male, Postoperative Complications

We report a case of transmission of influenza A virus through lung transplantation. Given the prevalence of influenza during the yearly epidemic, the duration of viral excretion, and the risk of respiratory complications, the occurrence of such events needs to be considered during the influenza season.

Alternate JournalTranspl Infect Dis
Notify Library Reference ID1011

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