Posts Tagged ‘Balamuthia mandrillaris’

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December 20th, 2009

Infections from Transplant Donors: Rare but Inevitable

Two kidney transplant patients are critically ill due to Balamuthia mandrillaris encephalitis they acquired from the organ donor: The same infection probably killed the organ donor, but it was not diagnosed; his doctors thought he had an autoimmune disease. Two other patients also received heart and liver transplants from the donor, but neither has become ill. Infections […]


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