Urology Case Reports (2021-07-01)

Kidney transplantation from COVID-19 deceased donor

  • DmitryV. Perlin,
  • ArtemO. Shmanev,
  • AnastasiaD. Perlina,
  • PavelA. Kulikov

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 37
p. 101617


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We present first known case of kidney transplantation from deceased donor who was retrospectively diagnosed with COVID-19.The recipient hadn't febrile and no other symptoms of acute respiratory disease during all hospital stay. No serum anti-SARS-CoV-2 IgM, IgG were detected before and during 6 weeks after surgery.Repeated nasopharyngeal swabs rRT-PCR were negative during all the period. The patient was discharged with normal serum creatinine and doing well with no clinical or laboratory signs of COVID-19 after 8 months.The presented clinical cases demonstrate the possibility of non-transmission of SARS-Cov-2 with renal graft.