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Investigations begin into Ohio fertility clinic malfunction

SeattlePI.com Wednesday, 14 March 2018
CLEVELAND (AP) — A fertility clinic where thousands of frozen embryos and eggs may have been destroyed in a storage tank failure is being investigated by two accreditation organizations and Ohio's health department. It's not clear yet what caused the malfunction on March 4 at the clinic run by University Hospitals in suburban Cleveland. It's also a mystery why liquid nitrogen levels for a storage tank at a San Francisco fertility clinic fell dramatically on the same day. There is no known connection between the two episodes. The College of American Pathology in Chicago is among those investigating the Ohio clinic, which could lose accreditation if it's found to be out of compliance and doesn't resolve the issues, said Dr.
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News video: Ohio Fertility Clinic Patients Learn Thousands of Eggs, Embryos May Have Been Damaged

▶ Ohio Fertility Clinic Patients Learn Thousands of Eggs, Embryos May Have Been Damaged 01:40

More than 2,000 eggs and embryos at University Hospitals Ahuja Medical Center may have been damaged following a freezer malfunction.

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