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FDA: Contaminated ultrasound gel sickened 16 patients
USA Today

Federal law enforcement officials have seized several lots of ultrasound gel from a New Jersey company after the product tested positive for bacterial contamination. The Food and Drug Administration says the gel tested positive for two strains of dangerous bacteria. The agency reports at least 16 patients at one hospital were infected with bacteria from the product. The gel is used to enhance ultrasound medical images.

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