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Mycobacterial infections: advice for cardiothoracic surgery providers

Guidance for cardiothoracic surgery providers on the risk of mycobacterial infections associated with heater cooler units used in cardiothoracic surgery.

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Mycobacterial infections associated with heater cooler units used in cardiothoracic surgery: advice for providers of cardiothoracic surgery

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Details

This document contains:

  • facts about Mycobacterium chimaera
  • common questions about the risk of mycobacterial infections
  • details of quantitative risk assessment
Published 9 June 2015