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Table 2 Non-bacteraemic pneumococcal pneumonia cases in SOT recipients

From: Prevalence and clinical impact of Streptococcus pneumoniae nasopharyngeal carriage in solid organ transplant recipients

Cases of IPD Case 1 Case 2 Case 3
Type of transplant Kidney Liver Kidney
Time from transplant 0–6 months > 5 years > 5 years
Comorbidity Breast and renal cancer Chronic renal disease, hypogammaglobulinemia, and CMV infection Flu infection, Chronic hepatic and renal diseases, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Prior pneumococcal vaccine No No No
Cohabiting children (children) Yes (not vaccinated) Yes (not vaccinated) No
Microbiological identification Urinary antigen test Bronchoalveolar lavage culturea Urinary antigen test
Days of hospitalization 4 days (general ward) 17 days (ICU)b 9 days (ICU)
Previous colonization No No Yes
Final result Cured Dead Dead
  1. aNo capsular serotype identified; penicillin susceptible - bICU, intensive care unit