Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, July 13th, 1998
From May 13-23, 1998, 30 patients from three states developed hemolysis while undergoing hemodialysis (HD). Two of the patients died.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, Georgia, published in the June 19, 1998 issue of Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report a summary of preliminary findings of the investigations in the states of Nebraska and Maryland ("Multistate Outbreak of Hemolysis in Hemodialysis Patients - Nebraska and Maryland, 1998," MMWR, 1998;47:483-484). No data were available for five patients in...
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