Donor-derived tuberculosis via orthotopic liver transplantation

TitleDonor-derived tuberculosis via orthotopic liver transplantation
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2017
AuthorsRuijter BN, van Wijngaarden AK, van Hoek B, Mensen M, van Soolingen D, Arend SM
Date PublishedNov

We present a case of donor-derived tuberculosis after liver transplantation, in which the donor origin of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolate was made most likely by DNA fingerprinting. Screening for latent tuberculosis of transplant donors originating from high endemic areas with an ex-vivo interferon-gamma release assay should be considered.

Alternate JournalNeth J Med.
Notify Library Reference ID4755

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