Adverse Occurrence type:
Time to detection:
Alerting signals, symptoms, evidence of occurrence:
Gastrointestinal and systemic symptoms (nausea, anorexia, diarrhea, fever, rash)
Demonstration of imputability or root cause:
Certain; donor from endemic country, serology positive. Recipient was seronegative pre-transplant. Strongyloides detected in stool and EGD biopsy. Other recipients of kidney/pancreas and heart from same donor also acquired strongyloides infection. Good response to ivermectin and albendazole.