Heartland virus infection in a heart transplant recipient from the Heartland

Matthew A. Hevey, Jane A. O'Halloran, Brett W. Jagger, Jennifer E. Staples, Amy J. Lambert, Amanda J. Panella, Olga I. Kosoy, George Turabelidze, David S. Raymer, Gregory A. Ewald, Jennie H. Kwon

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Tick-borne infections represent a significant health risk each year in the United States. Immunocompromised patients are typically at risk of more severe disease manifestations than their immunocompetent counterparts. Here we report a case of a newly emerging phlebovirus, Heartland virus, in a heart transplant recipient.

Original languageEnglish
Article numbere13098
JournalTransplant Infectious Disease
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019


  • Heartland virus
  • solid organ transplant
  • tick-borne infection


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