Ebola virus disease: implications for solid organ transplantation

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Ebola virus disease: implications for solid organ transplantation

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The authors recommend a simple, common‐sense approach to screening deceased and living donors for exposure to Ebola virus and thus reducing the risk of Ebola virus transmission from organ donor to recipient.

Date Last Updated (Year-Month-Day)

2015-01

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Kaul, D. R., A. K. Mehta, C. R. Wolfe, E. Blumberg, and M. Green. 2015. "Ebola virus disease: implications for solid organ transplantation." Am J Transplant 15 (1):5-6.

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Abstract

The authors recommend a simple, common‐sense approach to screening deceased and living donors for exposure to Ebola virus and thus reducing the risk of Ebola virus transmission from organ donor to recipient. Also see Reports From the CDC: MMWR (page 278).

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