From: TSS (216-119-144-71.ipset24.wt.net)
Subject: MRSA CryoValve, Pulmonary Valve & Conduit. Recall # Z-0026-05
Date: October 27, 2004 at 1:51 pm PST
CryoValve, Pulmonary Valve & Conduit. Recall # Z-0026-05.
Donor Number: 68668, Serial Number: 8037696, Model Number: PV00.
Cryolife, Inc., Kennesaw, GA, by letter on July 15, 2004. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.
A pre-implant swab culture of the aortic valve, which was procured from the same donor, was positive for Methicillin resistant Staphyococcus aureus.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
(IF YOU HAVE ever had MRSA, you will know why i posted this even
though it's not a TSE. REFUSE cadaver bone and blood for fear of
CJD/TSE and they damn near kill me with MRSA. 7 weeks vancomycin
via long line straight to heart...TSS)
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