Severe Human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis Transmitted by Blood Transfusion
Published Date:Aug 2012
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 18(8):1354-1357.
Blood Transfusion, Zoonosis, Bacteria
Et Al. Severe Human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis Transmitted By Blood Transfusion. Emerg Infect Dis [serial On The Internet]. 2012 Aug [date Cited]. Http://dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid1808.120180
Human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis
Suggested Citation For This Article: Jereb M
Description:A 36-year-old woman acquired severe human granulocytic anaplasmosis after blood transfusion following a cesarean section. Although intensive treatment with mechanical ventilation was needed, the patient had an excellent recovery. Disease caused by Anaplasma phagocytophilum infection was confirmed in 1 blood donor and in the transfusion recipient.
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