Problem

Health risks to organ recipients

Other Names:
Cross-species post-transplantation disease transmission
Xenotransplantation infection risks
Nature:
A virus is most deadly when it transfers to a new host species. There is a risk of this happening if animal donate organs to humans in need of new ones.
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
24.05.1999 – 00:00 CEST