Donor infection and transmission to the recipient of a solid allograft.

@article{Len2008DonorIA,
  title={Donor infection and transmission to the recipient of a solid allograft.},
  author={Oscar Len and Joan Gavald{\'a} and Marino Blanes and M. Salcedo Montejo and Rafael San Juan and Asunci{\'o}n Moreno and Jordi Carratal{\`a} and Juli{\'a}n de la Torre-Cisneros and Germ{\'a}n Bou and Elisa Cordero and Patricia Mu{\~n}oz and Valentin Cuervas-Mons and M. T. Alvarez and N{\'u}ria Borrell and Jes{\'u}s Fort{\'u}n and Albert Pahissa},
  journal={American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons},
  year={2008},
  volume={8 11},
  pages={2420-5}
}
Transmission of infection from donor to recipient is a potential complication of transplantation. More data on this issue are needed to expand the insufficient donor pool. This study evaluates the incidence of donor nonviral infection, transmission from infected donors and the effect of donor infection on 30-day recipient survival. Data from 211 infected donors contributing to 292 (8.8%) of 3322 consecutive transplant procedures within RESITRA (Spanish Research Network for the Study of… CONTINUE READING

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