Outcome of Toxoplasma gondii mismatches in heart transplant recipients over a period of 8 years.

@article{Orr1994OutcomeOT,
  title={Outcome of Toxoplasma gondii mismatches in heart transplant recipients over a period of 8 years.},
  author={Katherine E Orr and Frances K. Gould and G M Short and John Henry Dark and Colin John Hilton and Paul A. Corris and Roger Freeman},
  journal={The Journal of infection},
  year={1994},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={249-53}
}
Donor-related infection due to Toxoplasma gondii is a well-recorded complication of cardiac transplantation. In order to assess the efficacy of co-trimoxazole in small doses as prophylaxis for primary Toxoplasma gondii infection in seronegative heart and heart-lung transplant recipients receiving organs from seropositive donors, we reviewed the serostatus and clinical outcome of all such mismatched transplants performed at our unit over a period of 8 years. Of 310 transplants performed between… CONTINUE READING

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