Infectious Disease Clinics of North America volume 24, issue 2, P497-514 2010 DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2010.02.002 View full text
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Michele I. Morris, Staci A. Fischer, Michael G. Ison

Abstract: Infections are frequently transmitted through solid-organ and, to a lesser extent, stem cell transplantation. There are 2 major types of donor-derived infections that are transmitted: those that would be expected secondary to donor and recipient screening (ie, transmission of cytomegalovirus, Epstein-Barr virus, or toxoplasmosis from a seropositive donor to a seronegative recipient) and those that are unexpected despite routine donor screening (ie, human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis C virus transmitted…

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