Transfusion-associated Babesiosis in a 7-month-old Infant after Bidirectional Glenn Procedure

George T. Nicholson, Christine A. Walsh, Rebecca P. Madan

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Abstract

We describe a case of transfusion-associated babesiosis following bidirectional Glenn procedure. This unique case highlights the importance of including babesiosis and other typically vector-borne infections in the differential diagnosis for patients with recent blood transfusions and fever without obvious source.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)607-613
Number of pages7
JournalCongenital Heart Disease
Volume5
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1 2010

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Keywords

  • Babesiosis
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Transfusion

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Surgery
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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