Trypanosoma cruzi infection in a Spanish liver transplant recipient

TitleTrypanosoma cruzi infection in a Spanish liver transplant recipient
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsRodriguez-Guardado A, González ML, Rodriguez M, Flores-Chavez M, Boga JA, Gascon J
Date PublishedJul
KeywordsBenznidazole, Chagas Disease, evolution, liver transplant, therapy

The shortage of suitable organ donors for transplantation has stimulated the use of organs from donors with transmissible infections such as Chagas disease in noninfected recipients. A case is described of liver transplantation from an anti-Trypanosoma cruzi-positive donor to a noninfected recipient who showed favorable evolution despite not having undergone preemptive therapy.

Alternate JournalClin Microbiol Infect
Notify Library Reference ID4663

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