Perfusion Blog

A collection of posts from our Perfusion Community.

3D render virus cells

M. chimaera infections associated with cardiopulmonary bypass

Controversies in Hospital Infection Prevention Blog posts the following news regarding M. chimaera infections. Dan and I have spent numerous hours recently on a particularly difficult infection prevention issue. We recently learned that a patient who underwent cardiothoracic surgery at our hospital developed an infection due to Mycobacterium chimaera. Last year, it was recognized that this organism is…
Read More