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Fatal pneumonia caused by Panton-Valentine Leucocidine-positive methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (PVL-MRSA) transmitted from a healthy donor in living-donor liver transplantation

Obed, Aiman, Schnitzbauer, Andreas A., Bein, Thomas, Lehn, Norbert, Linde, Hans-Jörg and Schlitt, Hans J. (2006) Fatal pneumonia caused by Panton-Valentine Leucocidine-positive methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (PVL-MRSA) transmitted from a healthy donor in living-donor liver transplantation. Transplantation 81 (1), pp. 121-124.

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Abstract

Severe infections are the most dangerous complications in liver transplantation and their prevention is one of the major goals. A 60-year-old Saudi-Arabian female with decompensated hepatitis C liver cirrhosis received a right-lobe liver graft from her healthy daughter. After 9 days, the patient developed a rapidly progressive necrotizing pneumonia that was fatal in spite of extracorporal lung ...

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Item type:Article
Date:15 January 2006
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Chirurgie
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Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:826
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