Meningococcal Sepsis Complicating Eculizumab Treatment Despite Prior Vaccination

Am J Transplant. 2013 Mar;13(3):819-20. doi: 10.1111/ajt.12032. Epub 2013 Jan 7.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Antibodies, Monoclonal, Humanized / administration & dosage*
  • Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Female
  • Glomerular Filtration Rate
  • Graft Rejection / drug therapy
  • Graft Rejection / etiology*
  • Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome / drug therapy
  • Humans
  • Kidney Diseases / surgery*
  • Kidney Function Tests
  • Kidney Transplantation / adverse effects*
  • Meningococcal Infections / etiology*
  • Meningococcal Infections / prevention & control
  • Meningococcal Vaccines / administration & dosage
  • Prognosis
  • Risk Factors
  • Sepsis / etiology*
  • Sepsis / prevention & control
  • Time Factors
  • Vaccination
  • Young Adult

Substances

  • Antibodies, Monoclonal, Humanized
  • Meningococcal Vaccines
  • eculizumab