Minnesota tissue implant death prompts donor surgery warning
This article was originally published in Clinica
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has raised concerns about the safety of cadaver tissue after finding that a patient died in Minnesota following routine knee surgery due to possibly contaminated cartilage allograft. The 23-year-old patient was infected with Clostridium sordellii, a rare bacterium usually found in soil and faecal matter.
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