Update: Recipients of organs from donor with rabies out of danger

04/3/2013 | Miami Herald (free registration), The

According to the CDC, three transplant patients who received organs from a donor later confirmed to have died from rabies are no longer at risk for the disease because they finished post-exposure prophylaxis treatment. Another patient died 18 months after receiving an organ from the infected donor. Twenty-eight of the 36 people who had contact with the patients and were encouraged to get treatment have done so.

View Full Article in:

Miami Herald (free registration), The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Senior Director, Research
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC
Stop Loss Sales Executive
Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA
Boston, MA
Regional Director, Southeastern Region - State Affairs
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC
Field Representative-Oklahoma and Kansas
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA)
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Market Intelligence Manager
Olympus Corporation of the Americas
Southborough, MA