Monthly Archive: March 2015

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Outbreaks of GI “Superbugs” Underscore the Need for Enhanced Infection Control Processes in Endoscopy

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Do you consider endoscopic GI procedures as “Low Risk” for contact with infectious bacteria or bloodborne pathogens?  If so, it may be time to revisit this misleading and potentially dangerous perception. Earlier this month, the FDA warned healthcare facilities about multiple reported failures in the effectiveness of reprocessing procedures used on certain endoscopes that had …

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