Donor Infection and Transmission to the Recipient of a Solid Allograft (pages 2420–2425)
O. Len, J. Gavaldà, M. Blanes, M. Montejo, R. San Juan, A. Moreno, J. Carratalà, J. De La Torre-Cisneros, G. Bou, E. Cordero, P. Muñoz, V. Cuervas-Mons, M. T. Alvarez, N. Borrell, J. Fortun, A. Pahissa and on behalf of RESITRA (Spanish Research Network for the Study of Infection in Transplantation), Spain
Article first published online: 25 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-6143.2008.02397.x
Although donor non-viral infection is not an infrequent event, the rate of transmission to the recipient is low, with no deleterious impact on 30-day survival.