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TDH Update on Infections Associated with Recalled Methylprednisolone Acetate

Thursday, October 11, 2012 | 12:04pm

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Health will host a media briefing on the outbreak of infections associated with recalled methylprednisolone acetate on Friday, October 12 at 1 p.m. Central time. Media members may participate in the briefing via telephone by calling 1-888-757-2790, passcode 781337.

Participants in this conference call are asked to mute their phones after joining the call as a courtesy to other participants, and may unmute phones to ask questions. Participants should not put the call on hold at any time.

Who:  John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH, Commissioner, Tennessee Department of Health
            David Reagan, MD, PhD, Chief Medical Officer, Tennessee Department of Health
            Marion Kainer, MD, MPH, Director, Healthcare Associated Infections & Antimicrobial Resistance Program, Tennessee Department of Health
What:  Update on investigation of infections associated with recalled methylprednisolone acetate

When:  Friday, October 12, 1 p.m. Central time

Call-in information:  Call 1-888-757-2790, Passcode:  781337

CONTACTS:  Woody McMillin - 615.741.3446 or

                        Bill Christian - 615.741.2308 or

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