Multistate Outbreak of Burkholderia cepacia Infections Associated with Contaminated Ultrasound Gel

Angie Szumlinski Health

CDC is assisting the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and several state and local health departments with an ongoing investigation of Burkholderia cepacia complex (Bcc) infections in healthcare facilities. Patients have developed Bcc infections, including bloodstream infections, after likely having undergone ultrasound-guided procedures in which MediChoice® M500812 ultrasound gel was used.

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CDC Contaminated Ultrasound Gel Update