Published in Drug Week, November 17th, 2006
"In June 2001, following the report of 4 patients with Serratia marcescens meningitis who received epidural injections of betamethasone compounded at a community pharmacy, we initiated an outbreak investigation.
"All patients who received injections of betamethasone from the production lot common to the 4 patients were evaluated," researchers in the United States report.
According to R. Civen and colleagues at the Los Angeles County Public Health Department, "A case patient was...
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