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Burkholderia Pseudomallei Infection Lawyer

Burkholderia pseudomallei is a bacterium that only grows in certain parts of the world. However, it’s important to know about its effects, as it has a high mortality rate. Read on to learn about its causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment methods, and more. What Is Burkholderia Pseudomallei? Burkholderia pseudomallei, formerly known as Pseudomonas pseudomallei, is a Gram-negative bacterium. It dwells…

Melioidosis Infection Lawyer

Melioidosis, also called Whitmore’s Disease, is a rare infectious disease caused by the bacterium Burkholderia pseudomallei. It is endemic to tropical or subtropical areas in Southeast Asia as well as Northern Australia and parts of South America. What is Melioidosis? Melioidosis is caused by direct contact with contaminated water or contaminated soil. Much like the related Burkholderia Cepacia, pseudomallei bacteria…

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Rare Bacterial Infection Kills 2 in the US Warns CDC

Four state authorities have commenced extensive research in conjunction with the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) to determine how four US citizens were recently infected with a rare disease called melioidosis. Also known as Whitmore’s Disease, melioidosis is a bacterial infection which can lead to severe medical consequences, and has already proven fatal in two instances. B. Pseudomallei…

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Gericare Eye Wash Recalled by FDA Due to Contamination

On February 1, 2018, the numerous reports against the Gericare Eye Wash brought the announcement from the FDA for a recall of this product on a consumer level. The reason behind this was the discovery of potential contamination that compromises the health of the user. Once this happened, Kareway Products, Inc. voluntarily recalled approximately 60 thousand lots of the wash…

Diocto Medicine Recall Information

Popular Stool Softener Recalled Over Risk of Infection Rugby-brand Diocto Liquid – a stool-softening product manufactured by PharmaTech LLC (Davie, FL) – has been voluntarily recalled by the manufacturer over a risk of contamination. All Diocto Liquid NDC 0536-0590-85 is included as part of the recall. According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), PharmaTech LLC is taking measures to…

FDA Advises Discontinued Use of PharmaTech Liquid Products Due to Contamination

In a recent advisory alert, the Food and Drug Administration warned medical professionals and pharmacies against the continued use of any liquid products manufactured by PharmaTech LLC out of Florida. This advisory is due to the discovery of Burkholderia cepacia (B. cepacia) which can cause potentially severe reactions and infections in people, especially those with poor health already. If you…

Diocto Recalled Again for Infection Risk

Almost one year after a previous recall, Rugby Laboratories is issuing another voluntary recall of their Diocto syrup laxatives and stool softeners. All lots of the product are involved in this recall. Diocto Liquid, also known as docusate sodium, is a laxative given mainly to patients in the hospital recovering from heart attacks or surgery. The contaminated products were distributed…

Comfort Shield Barrier Cream Cloth Recall

In a voluntary recall, Sage Products called back one lot of its Comfort Shield Barrier Cream Cloths to the points of distribution from health care facilities, pharmacies, and at-home patients nationwide. The product was recalled because it was contaminated by Burkholderia cepacia, or B. cepacia. This is a serious infection that cannot be treated easily and several instances of infections…

Combination Therapy Proving Successful Against B. Cepacia Infections

Burkholderia cepacia, or B. cepacia, is a bacterial infection that is most commonly associated with patients who suffer from cystic fibrosis. However, the bacterial infection can be contracted in a number of other ways, including ingestion of contaminated products. UPDATE: B. Cepacia infectionsconnected to contaminated Rugby brands including Diocto stool softener. Several studies have been underway to try to determine…

B. Cepacia Infections Linked to Flush Syringes

Burkholderia cepacia outbreaks have been found to be linked to several medical products over the last two years including stool softening products such as Diocto, cleansing cloths, and now I.V. flush syringes. B. cepacia is a bacterial infection that tends to hit people who are already ill, the hardest. Sufferers of cystic fibrosis, pneumonia or other lung conditions tend to…

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