FDA seeks to speed updates to 'superbug' device labels

February 25, 2015 12:10 PM

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FDA seeks to speed updates to 'superbug' device labels

Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) bacteria is pictured in this medical illustration provided by the Centre of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (Reuters)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is working to speed label changes for medical devices linked to a "superbug" outbreak in California, possibly to include new warnings and more stringent cleaning and disinfecting instructions, a senior official said.

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