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Volume 18, Number 8—August 2012

Solid Organ Transplant–associated Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis, United States, 2011

Adam MacNeilComments to Author , Ute Ströher, Eileen Farnon, Shelley Campbell, Deborah Cannon, Christopher D. Paddock, Clifton P. Drew, Matthew Kuehnert, Barbara Knust, Robert Gruenenfelder, Sherif R. Zaki, Pierre E. Rollin, Stuart T. Nichol, and the LCMV Transplant Investigation Team
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (A. MacNeil, U. Ströher, E. Farnon, S. Campbell, D. Cannon, C.D. Paddock, C.P. Drew, M. Kuehnert, B. Knust, S.R. Zaki, P.E. Rollin, S.T. Nichol); and Arkansas Organ Recovery Agency, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA (R. Gruenenfelder)

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Table 1

Case information, major clinical findings, and outcome of an organ donor and 4 transplant recipients, United States, 2011*

Patient Age, y Organ received Major clinical findings Outcome
Donor 13 NA Diabetic ketoacidosis, hypothermia, hypotension, nausea, vomiting, cerebral edema, possible meningitis Died
Left kidney recipient 53 Left kidney Urinary leak, pelvic abscess, acute respiratory distress syndrome, respiratory failure, mild hepatitis, possible acute myocardial infarction, possible encephalitis Died
Right kidney recipient 46 Right kidney Encephalitis, pancytopenia Survived
Liver recipient 62 Liver Hepatitis, encephalopathy, urinary tract infection, atrial fibrillation Survived
Lung recipient 60 Lung Pneumonia, respiratory failure, pulmonary infarction, atrial fibrillation, hepatitis Died

*All were female. NA, not applicable.

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1Additional members of the LCMV Transplant Investigation Team who contributed data are listed at the end of the article.

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