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Corpus Christi Hospital Infections Prompt Nationwide Drug Recall

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Jarod Cassidy4 years ago

According to the KRIS-TV, a nationwide recall has been issued for unexpired sterile products distributed by Specialty Compounding after the FDA received 15 reports of Corpus Christi residents suffering bacterial infections.

Specialty Compounding acknowledges that any contamination in a product meant to be sterile could be fatal.

About the Specialty Compounding Recall

• The recall was voluntarily issued by Specialty Compounding out of Austin, Texas.
• The FDA reports 15 incidents of bacterial infection while the Corpus Christi Medical Center reports 17 incidents.
• The recall affects all unexpired sterile products distributed by Specialty Compounding since May 9, 2013.

Incidents of Bacterial Infections in Corpus Christi, Texas

• The cases of infection occurred at Doctor’s Regional and Bay Area Medical Center in Corpus Christi, Texas.
• All patients affected were being treated with Calcium Gluconate IVs when they received a bacterial infection from a possible tainted drug.
• Calcium Gluconate IVs are often used to treat patients with low levels of calcium in their blood and patients with heart problems.

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