Donor-Derived Transmission of Cryptococcus gattii sensu lato in Kidney Transplant Recipients

Daniel W C L Santos, Ferry Hagen, Jacques F Meis, Marina P Cristelli, Laila A Viana, Fabiola D C Bernardi, Hélio Tedesco-Silva, José O Medina-Pestana, Arnaldo L Colombo

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Abstract

We describe cases of donor-derived transmission of Cryptococcus deuterogattii in 2 kidney transplant recipients in Brazil and published information on other cases. Prompt reduction of immunosuppression and initiation of antifungal therapy was required to successfully control the fungal infections and preserve engraftment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1329-1331
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Volume26
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2020

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