- Public Health England
- Part of:
- Mycobacterium chimaera: infections linked to heater cooler units
- 5 November 2015
Form to report patients meeting the case definition.
Atypical mycobacterial infection diagnosed in 10 years following cardiopulmonary bypass: surveillance form
MS Word Document, 174KB
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Healthcare providers should complete this form for any patient meeting the following case definition:
- Mycobacterium avium complex, M. intracellulare or M. chimera endocarditis, surgical site infection or desseminated infection
- AND who has had cardiopulmonary bypass (cardiothoracic surgery or extracorporeal membrane oxygenation or any other procedure involving the use of a heater cooler unit) in the 10 years before diagnosis
Return this form to your local health protection team.
Published: 5 November 2015