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Transfusion syphilis: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6665664     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
An infant girl acquired syphilis after exchange transfusion with fresh whole blood in 1977 in Rotterdam. She showed typical features of early infectious syphilis three and a half months after the transfusion. The parents had no histories or clinical or serologic signs indicative of syphilis. Although the blood donor had negative serologic tests for syphilis shortly before giving the blood, later examination indicated that he must have become infected with Treponema pallidum shortly before donation of the blood used in the transfusion of the infant.
I M Risseeuw-Appel; F C Kothe
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Sexually transmitted diseases     Volume:  10     ISSN:  0148-5717     ISO Abbreviation:  Sex Transm Dis     Publication Date:    1983 Oct-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-03-05     Completed Date:  1984-03-05     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7705941     Medline TA:  Sex Transm Dis     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  200-1     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Exchange Transfusion, Whole Blood / adverse effects*
Infant, Newborn
Syphilis / transmission*

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