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April 30, 2014

Children's Hospital investigated five patient deaths from deadly fungal disease in 2009.

Duffy J, Harris J, Gade L, et al. Mucormycosis outbreak associated with hospital linens. The Pediatric infectious disease journal. 2014;33(5):472-6. doi:10.1097/INF.0000000000000261.

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Duffy J, Harris J, Gade L, et al. The Pediatric infectious disease journal. 2014;33:472-6.

Reporting on the investigation into an incident where five pediatric patients died after acquiring a health care–associated infection, this newspaper article describes how delays in diagnosis and treatment along with inadequate communication contributed to patient harm.

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Duffy J, Harris J, Gade L, et al. Mucormycosis outbreak associated with hospital linens. The Pediatric infectious disease journal. 2014;33(5):472-6. doi:10.1097/INF.0000000000000261.