Strongyloides stercoralis

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Adverse Occurrence type: 
MPHO Type: 
Time to detection: 
10 weeks
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.
Imputability grade: 
3 Definite/Certain/Proven
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