Rabu, 30 Maret 2011

Serratia marcescens outbreak: Alabama

There is a new outbreak linked to TPN feeds in Alabama.  There have been 19 cases with 9 deaths due to Serratia marcescens contamination at 6 Alabama hospitals.  The  outbreak was identified on March 16th and the product manufactured by Med IV was subsequently recalled.  I wonder if this is too late for a SHEA late breaker...

BBC News 3/30
AOL News 3/29
CNN story from 3/29

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