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    Re: Recall: nasal spray decongestant

    Posted by RPenn on 3/24/04

    Note CDC's MMWR Dispatch for 03/24/04

    In addition, from what I understand, B cepacia was previously
    classified as a Pseudemonas, but is different than P aeruginosa.


    On 3/24/04, dd wrote:
    > Found it on sbc, "aureobasidium pullulans"
    > On 3/24/04, dd wrote:
    >> No, and I looked it up! Can't find the post, either.
    >> On 3/21/04, ff wrote:
    >>> Clarification:
    >>> The investigation referred to below was in Florida and not
    >>> related to the Colorado incident.
    >>> ff
    >>>> DD:
    >>>> Yes, it was recalled due to contamination with pseudomonas,
    >>>> whoops!, Burkholderia cepacia.
    >>>> Pseudomonas aeruginosa was an organism intended to be included
    >>>> in the investigation by the state (AEROTECH was the
    >>>> contractor).
    >>>> ff
    >>>> I was On 3/21/04, dd wrote:
    >>>>> I have no idea, but I had walking pnuemonia after
    >>>> exposure.
    >>>>> I refused to take the nasal decongestants that were given
    >>>> to
    >>>>> me because my symptoms got much worse after one dosage.
    >>>>> Most of these sprays contain steriods of some sort and that
    >>>>> is an immune system supressant. Saline water is best. Guess
    >>>>> I'll get the pharmacy company nazis after me now. Just
    >>>>> kidding, sort of.
    >>>>> Are you referring to the nasal spray itself being
    >>>>> contaminated with this bacteria?
    >>>>> You are speaking to someone who has been poisoned with
    >>>>> chlordane twice, once by landlord who worked at chemical
    >>>>> company and the other time by Terminex. Dioxin and a couple
    >>>>> of others were in the mix.
    >>>>> On 3/21/04, ff wrote:
    >>>>>> DD:
    >>>>>> The product was recalled after a hospital in Colorado
    >>>>>> reported infections and found Burkholderia cepacia, in the
    >>>>>> product.
    >>>>>> DD, in your research maybe you could find why this
    >>>>>> organism, pseudomonas, was renamed Burholderia cepacia.
    >>>>>> It is also a common plant pathogen, and that's where I
    >>>>>> first saw the name change. Research indicates that a
    >>>>>> common fungicide routinely applied to soil (and
    >>>>>> incorporated into paints, coatings, and materials) causes
    >>>>>> shifts in populations to dominance by pseudomonas.
    >>>>>> Is pseudomonas on your list of microbes tested for? I'd
    >>>>>> place pseudomonas into the group of ignored pathogens in
    >>>>>> IAQ situations, along with fusarium and cyanobacteria.
    >>>>>> One agency's theory was that the three flourish after
    >>>>>> chemical application.
    >>>>>> ff

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