viernes, 23 de agosto de 2013

CDC - HAI - Multistate Meningitis Outbreak

CDC - HAI - Multistate Meningitis Outbreak

Multistate Fungal Meningitis Outbreak Investigation

Photo: A lab technician looking at Broth Microdilution of multiple antifungal agents.
CDC Responds to Multistate Outbreak of Fungal Meningitis and Other Infections
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in collaboration with state and local health departments and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)External Web Site Icon, is investigating a multistate outbreak of fungal meningitis and other infections among patients who received contaminated steroid injections. This form of meningitis is not contagious. The investigation also includes fungal infections associated with the injection site, both spinal and peripheral joints, such as a knee, shoulder or ankle. See Current Situation Update
This website was last updated August 5, 2013 3:30 PM EST

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