October 25, 2012
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is hosting a conference call today at 2 pm ET to discuss the multi-state investigation of fungal meningitis among patients who received an epidural steroid injection.
The CDC, in consultation with experts in the diagnosis and treatment of fungal infections, has drafted interim treatment guidelines for persons exposed to potentially contaminated steroid products. During the call, subject matter experts will provide updates to the current epidemiology of the outbreak and discuss CDC’s recommended treatment guidance and rationale.
To join the call, use the dial-in number 888.790.6180 and the passcode “1240422.” If you have questions or trouble accessing this call, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click here for more information, and click here to read the latest CDC Health Alert.