The Transfusion Saga Begins in Michigan. August 2002. Kidney recipient WNME (fatal). Kidney recipient WNME. Liver recipient WNF. Heart recipient WNME. West Nile Virus Infection in an Organ Donor and Four Transplant Recipients (GA & FL) August 2002.
West Nile Virus Infection in an Organ Donor and Four Transplant Recipients(GA & FL) August 2002
Blood components from 63 donors
WNV PCR +Culture +IgM –
WNV PCR –IgM –
Case definition: Confirmed transfusion-associated West Nile virus infection
* CDC. Epidemic/Epizootic West Nile Virus in the United States: Revised Guidelines for Surveillance, Prevention, and Control, April 2001.