Probable Rabies Virus Transmission through Organ Transplantation, China, 2015
Hang Zhou1, Wuyang Zhu1, Jun Zeng1, Jianfeng He1, Kai Liu, Yu Li, Shuwu Zhou, Di Mu, Kechun Zhang, Pengcheng Yu, Zhijian Li, Meng Zhang, Xueqiong Chen, Chun Guo, and Sheng Wei
Author affiliations: Division of Infectious Disease, Key Laboratory of Surveillance and Early-Warning on Infectious Disease, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China (H. Zhou, Y. Li, D. Mu, C. Guo, H. Yu); State Key Laboratory of Infectious Disease Prevention and Control, National Institute for Viral Disease Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing (W. Zhu, P. Yu); Collaborative Innovation Center for Diagnosis and Treatment of Infectious Diseases, Hangzhou, China (W. Zhu, P. Yu); Guangxi Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Nanning, China (J. Zeng, S. Zhou); Guangdong Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Guangzhou, China (J. He, M. Zhang); Xiaogan Prefecture Center for Disease Control and prevention, Xiaogan, China (K. Liu); Longhua District Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Shenzhen, China (K. Zhang); Hezhou Prefecture Center for Disease Control and prevention, Hezhou, China (Z. Li, X. Chen); Fudan University School of Public Health, Key Laboratory of Public Health Safety, Ministry of Education, Shanghai, China (H. Yu)
Figure. Clinical course of a transplant donor, 2 recipients of kidneys, and 2 recipients of corneas in investigation of probable transplant-associated transmission of rabies virus, China, 2015. RT-PCR, reverse transcription PCR.
1These first authors contributed equally to this article.
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