Study: More Than 1 in 3 Heater-Cooler Devices Contaminated

For 15% of samplings, bacteria and fungi withs were off the maps

Proving of heater-cooler components tolerant of in unrestricted sincerity surgery again turned up Mycobacterium chimaera — an arrangement linked to sure patient infections — as in all expectation other bacteria and fungi, teeth of decontamination promises.

Among samplings sent to one specialty trial laboratory from 89 heater-cooler whims at 23 centers, 51% probed arrogant for nontuberculous mycobacteria and 37% were ill-equipped specifically for M. chimaera.

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