TITLE

Disease transmission

PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Health Letter;Oct2004 Supplement, Vol. 22, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the transmission of disease through transplantation of organs. Prevalence on the acquisition of infectious disease from a transplant; Examination of donor organs; Availability of complete results on tests of donor organs before transplantation.
ACCESSION #
14606555

 

Related Articles

  • The Search for Inner (Organ) Peace. Fox, Cynthia // Bioscience Technology;3/ 5/2013, p1 

    The article discusses an update on kidney transplants and refers to a study led by University of Louisville's Suzanne Ildstad and Northwester University's Joseph Levanthal where they transplanted into patients hematopietic stem cells and kidneys from donors who were not immunological matches. It...

  • West Nile Virus Infections in Organ Transplant Recipients -- New York and Pennsylvania, August--September, 2005. Teperman, L. W.; Diflo, T.; Fahmy, A.; Morgan, G. R.; Wetherbee, R. E.; Ratner, L.; Cohen, D.; Ackelsberg, J.; Campbell, M.; DeBernardo, E.; Fine, A.; Lumeng, E.; Tavakoli, N. P.; Dixon, B.; Weltman, A.; Tsoi, B. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;10/14/2005, Vol. 54 Issue 40, p1021 

    Cites a case report on West Nile virus infections in organ transplant recipients. Cause of death of the organ donor; State of the liver recipient on the twenty-third day of the transplantation; Result of the physical examination on the lung recipient seventeen days after transplantation; Policy...

  • Organ transplants.  // Mayo Clinic Health Letter;Oct2004 Supplement, Vol. 22, p1 

    Focuses on the science of transplant medicine. Necessity of organ transplants during health crisis; Risks of complications or death associated with organ transplantation; Increase in organ supply.

  • Encourage patients to join donor register. Rudge, Chris // GP: General Practitioner;11/3/2006, p38 

    The article focuses on issues related to the transplantation of organs and tissues in Great Britain. The situation of organ transplantation is very different today than in earlier decades. The results of transplantation have improved, largely due to several extremely effective and relatively...

  • From Donor to Recipient: Current Questions Relating to Humoral Alloimmunization. Prigent, Antoine; Maillard, Nicolas; Absi, Léna; Aloui, Chaker; Cognasse, Fabrice; Laradi, Sandrine; Mariat, Christophe; Garraud, Olivier // Antibodies (2073-4468);Mar2014, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p130 

    Alloimmunization is an undesirable iatrogenic effect of transfusion and transplantation. In fact, recipients can be considered as responders or not responders, in a continuum from tolerance, including organ transplantation and transfusion, to polyimmunized and refractory patients. New models and...

  • Living unrelated donor kidney transplantation -- a fourteen-year experience.  // Vojnosanitetski Pregled: Military Medical & Pharmaceutical Journ;Dec2010, Vol. 67 Issue 12, p998 

    No abstract available.

  • A Cluster of Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis Virus Infections Transmitted Through Organ Transplantation -- Iowa, 2013. Schafer, Ilana J.; Miller, Rachel; Ströher, Ute; Knust, Barbara; Nichol, Stuart T.; Rollin, Pierre E. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;3/21/2014, Vol. 63 Issue 11, p249 

    The article focuses on cases of infection with lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV) among organ donor recipients in Iowa in April 2013. It notes that LCMV can cause severe, life-threatening disease when transmitted through organ transplantation or in utero. Topics discussed include...

  • Transplantation- Transmitted Tuberculosis-- Oklahoma and Texas, 2007. Kohli, V.; Smithee, L.; Ishihara, K.; Ostrosky-Zeichner, L.; Van Buren, C.; Lappin, J.; Harrington, T.; Kuehnert, M.; Piercefield, E. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;5/7/2008, Vol. 299 Issue 17, p2018 

    The article focuses on the transmission of tuberculosis (TB) associated with organ transplantation. Particular attention is paid to a case reported by the Oklahoma Sate Department of Health, which found that TB was disseminated to 2 of 3 organ recipients by a single donor diagnosed with the...

  • Clinicians battle infections in solid organ transplantation. Volansky, Rob // Infectious Disease News;Oct2013, Vol. 26 Issue 10, p1 

    The article discusses the challenges facing U.S. clinicians regarding the transmission of diseases in solid organ transplantation in 2013.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics