LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Following University Hospital's malfunction, another fertility clinic has also had a malfunction.
The Pacific Fertility Center in San Francisco says a piece of storage equipment lost liquid nitrogen for a brief second on Mar. 4 putting thousands of frozen eggs and embryos in jeopardy.
The Pacific Fertility Clinic released this Statement.
That same weekend, University Hospital had a similar malfunction. In a statement from University Hospital, they claim that an unexpected temperature malfunction took place affecting the tissue storage bank where eggs and embryos are stored. Read the whole statement here.
Many affected parents are filing a class action lawsuit against University Hospital.
President of UH Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital Patricia DePompei, RN, MSN, apologizes, "We are so very very sorry. We again want to do all that we can to support them and we will stand by to answer questions and address them, understanding that we may not have all of those answers right now."