Dialysis drug recalled after patient death

A Fresenius solution used in hemodialysis machines has been recalled because of concerns over bacteria contamination following a patient death. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a notice this week of the recall, saying it had received one report of death and two reports of injury that may be related to use of Fresenius NaturaLyte Liquid Bicarbonarte Concentrate. Lab testing identified Halmonas, a bacteria typically found in water with high salt concentration, in the product during its shelf life, the FDA said.

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