Enterococcus faecalis

Record number: 
Adverse Occurrence type: 
MPHO Type: 
Time to detection: 
2 weeks
Alerting signals, symptoms, evidence of occurrence: 
Inflammation, ulceration near skin site, positive blood culture.
Demonstration of imputability or root cause: 
Swab cultures of tissue from donor all negative but investigation revealed that more sensitive rinse cultures detected identical organism as from the patient.
Imputability grade: 
2 Probable
Suggest references: 
Notify exploring vigilance notification for organs, tissues and cells