Becton Dickinson and Co (BDX.N)
24 Sep 2018
Fri, May 11 2018
SHANGHAI/CHICAGO Health agencies are investigating an outbreak of bloodstream infections in children from four U.S. states that may be linked to heparin and saline syringes made by Becton Dickinson and Co, the agencies told Reuters. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed 14 cases of bloodstream infections in children caused by the same strain of the Serratia marcescens bacterium, the agency's lead investigator on the outbreak said in a telephone interview.
* 14 children in 4 states have confirmed bloodstream infections
* BD ANNOUNCES RESULTS FOR 2018 SECOND FISCAL QUARTER; RAISES FISCAL 2018 GUIDANCE
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