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Lookup NU author(s): Professor John Magee,
Dr Mark Hudson,
Professor Derek Manas,
Professor Kate Gould,
Dr Katherine Orr
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Tuberculosis in solid organ transplant recipients is associated with relatively high morbidity and mortality and is often extra-pulmonary. Reactivation of dormant infection is the usual mode of acquisition with donor and nosocomial transmission occurring infrequently. We report two cases of probable donor transmitted extra-pulmonary infection where both isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis proved to be indistinguishable using hemi-nested inverse PCR of the IS6110 region. (C) 2001 The British Infection Society.
Author(s): Graham JC, Kearns AM, Magee JG, El-Sheikh MFA, Hudson M, Manas D, Gould FK, Orr KE, Freeman R
Publication type: Article
Publication status: Published
Journal: Journal of Infection
ISSN (print): 0163-4453
ISSN (electronic): 1532-2742
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co. Ltd.
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