Thursday, June 27, 2013

CDC issues final analysis of fungal contamination in steroid injections TOP NEWSJUNE 26, 2013BY: PAUL HAMAKER

Investigators from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) describe pathologic findings from 40 case reports of fungal infection in patients who had been given contaminated epidural, paraspinal, or intra-articular (into joints) steroid injections and correlated these findings with clinical and laboratory data published on June 26, 2013, that will appear in the August 2013 issue of The American Journal of Pathology

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