"Risk factors for multidrug-resistant organisms among deceased organ donors"

Originally aired on Thursday, October 31st, 2019 • Hosted by the Infectious Disease Community of Practice (IDCOP)

"Risk factors for multidrug-resistant organisms among deceased organ donors."
(Am J Transplant. 2019 Jun 4. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15488.)

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[Through a multicenter retrospective cohort study, conducted at four transplant centers between 2015 and 2016, the authors] sought to determine the risk factors for MDROs among transplant donors. All deceased donors who donated at least one organ were included... This is the first study to determine risk factors for MDROs among deceased donors and will be important for risk stratifying potential donors and informing transplant recipient prophylaxis.

Judith Anesi, MD, MSCE • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Daniel Kaul, MD • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

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