Kristina Brugh, an 11 year old girl from Illinois, received a kidney from her father after being infected with salmonella from eating peanut butter. The outbreak has been linked to foodmaker ConAgra’s Peter Pan and Great Value brands. Full story
"Everything went well, as expected," she said. "The father and the daughter are both recovering and doing well and her kidney is functioning. That is the best news."
"It appears at this time that his kidney is not being rejected by her, but we have to hold our breath for about 48 hours to see whether the rejection antibodies form," Allen said. "It looks like this will have a relatively happy ending except she‘s still going to have to take medication for the rest of her life."