FDA confirms specific fungus associated with meningitis outbreak

October 19, 2012

FDA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirm that the fungus Exserohilum rostratum contaminated 1 of the 3 implicated lots of preservative-free methylprednisolone acetate (80 mg/mL) from the New England Compounding Center (NECC), which the company recalled September 26.

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