Enterobacter cloacae

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Adverse Occurrence type: 
MPHO Type: 
Time to detection: 
Alerting signals, symptoms, evidence of occurrence: 
Fever to 40.6°C, chills, hypotensive shock during and after infusion.
Demonstration of imputability or root cause: 
Positive cultures in patient and in vial of albumin.
Imputability grade: 
3 Definite/Certain/Proven
Suggest new keywords: 
Enterobacter cloacae
albumin contamination
Reference attachment: 
Suggest references: 
Wang, S.A., Tokars, J.I., Bianchine, P.J., Carson, L.A., Arduino, M.J., Smith, A.L., Hansen, N.C., Fitzgerald, E.A., Epstein, J.S. and Jarvis, W.r. (2000). Enterobacter cloacae bloodstream infections traced to contaminated human albumin. Clin Infect Dis 30(1): 35-40.
Expert comments for publication: 
Index case uncovered a multistate outbreak and worldwide withdrawal of Albuminar and related products.