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Emerg Infect Dis. 2014 Aug;20(8):1366-9. doi: 10.3201/eid2008.140508.

Dengue virus transmission by blood stem cell donor after travel to Sri Lanka; Germany, 2013.

Abstract

Three days after donation of peripheral blood stem cells to a recipient with acute myeloblastic leukemia, dengue virus was detected in the donor, who had recently traveled to Sri Lanka. Transmission to the recipient, who died 9 days after transplant, was confirmed.

KEYWORDS:

Dengue; Flaviviridae; Germany; PCR; RNA; Sri Lanka; arthropod; blood; donor; fatal; mosquito; stem cell; transplant; vectorborne; viruses

PMID:
25062084
PMCID:
PMC4111198
DOI:
10.3201/eid2008.140508
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