Legionella

Infections Are Not Limited to the LivaNova’s Sorin 3T Heater-Cooler or to M. chimaera

January 18, 2017 — More than one brand of a specialized type of medical equipment used during open-chest surgery has been linked to…

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…

Recent Cases of Infection during GI Endoscopy and Other Surgical Procedures: A Focus on Patient Notification

September 30, 2014 — This article discusses a number of recent instances of transmission of the hepatitis C virus and other…