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A Philadelphia Hospital Links Mycobacterial Infections to a Heater-Cooler Device The hospital has notified hundreds of patients of the infection risk.

January 26, 2017 — The Philadelphia Inquirer reported last September that Philadelphia’s Penn Presbyterian Medical Center had diagnosed mycobacterial infections in three patients who…

A Less Commonly Used Heater-Cooler Device Also Linked To Mycobacterial Infections Regulatory reports link a different heater-cooler model, one that was the subject of a consent decree, to M. abscessus infections.

January 17, 2017 — Two Pennsylvania hospitals in the fall of 2015 publicly linked infections of mycobacteria to the Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler…

Deadly Infections at a South Carolina Hospital in 2014: Was A Heater-Cooler Device To Blame? Previously undisclosed data confirm a direct association between the infections and a contaminated heater-cooler device.

February 18, 2016 — A type of medical device recently linked to serious patient infections may have played a more…