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2013-02-06 09:59:02

A pair of commentaries to appear in an upcoming issue of the journal Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy highlight a debate within the public health community surrounding Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations for treatment of exposed individuals during last year's fungal meningitis outbreak.

Ameridose Issues Recall On Drugs Due To Meningitis Investigation
2012-11-01 17:44:32

Ameridose, a sister company to the US compounding facility responsible for a fungal meningitis outbreak that has now killed 28 people in 19 states, announced Wednesday it is invoking a voluntary recall of its products in cooperation with regulators.

2012-10-29 12:01:15

Neutron scattering experiments have provided new insights into the origin of the side effects of an antifungal drug prescribed all over the world.

2002 Meningitis Outbreak Offers Lessons In Treating New Cases
2012-10-19 07:37:29

As the death toll from fungal meningitis continues to rise, a physician who spearheaded the 2002 meningitis outbreak demands that health experts take a look back at the lessons learned before venturing into unknown waters.

Fungal Meningitis Reported In 15 States, Cases Climb To 214
2012-10-16 07:04:20

A fungal meningitis outbreak linked to contaminated steroid injections has now been expanded to 15 states after Pennsylvania reported the first case in its state on Monday, according to a Reuters report.


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