Contaminated renal allografts

TitleContaminated renal allografts
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1980
AuthorsBore PJ, Basu PK, Rudge CJ, Sells RA
JournalArchives of surgery
Pagination755 - 6
Date PublishedJun
Type of ArticleCase Reports
ISSN0004-0010 (Print) 0004-0010 (Linking)
Accession Number6992737
Keywords*Bacteroides Infections, *Kidney Transplantation, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Organ Preservation, Postoperative Complications / *etiology, Transplantation, Homologous

Bacterial contamination of a renal allograft may cause infection of the transplant with eventual loss of the graft and possibly death of the patient. We report two cases that illustrate these complications and that support the suggestion that culture of the transport medium is a valuable investigation prior to transplantation.

Alternate JournalArch Surg
Notify Library Reference ID202

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