The oldest organ transplant recipient received a new kidney at the age of 85.
Additionally, they can not have had an organ transplant in the past 10 years or have a history of cancer, lupus, epilepsy, and other disorders.
Finally, individuals can also become infected through blood and organ transplant from an infected person.
"First Rabies Cases from Organ Transplant Reported."
For example, patients who have an organ transplant are given drugs to suppress the immune system so the body will not reject the organ.