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Update : Multistate outbreak of fungal meningitis and other infections associated with contaminated steroid medication
  • Published Date:
    11/20/12
  • Series:
    HAN ; 335
  • Language:
    English
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  • Alternative Title:
    Multistate outbreak of fungal meningitis and other infections associated with contaminated steroid medication
  • Description:
    November 20, 2012, 15:00 ET (3:00 PM ET)

    CDC HAN-00335-2012-11-20-ADV-N

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continues to work closely with state public health departments on a multistate investigation of fungal meningitis and other infections among patients who received a methylprednisolone acetate (MPA) injection prepared by the New England Compounding Center (NECC) in Framingham, Mass. This HAN notice provides updated information on the following:

    • Epidural abscess and other clinical syndromes being diagnosed in exposed patients

    • Diagnostic and treatment recommendations for clinicians.

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