Month: January 2014

Multiple Outbreaks of a ‘Nightmarish Bacteria’ Linked to Contaminated Endoscopes in the U.S and Europe: Has a ‘Smoking Gun’ Been Found?

A popular Sunday morning television news show aired a segment on January 15, 2014, that provided helpful advice about a…

Confirmed Patient-to-Patient Transmission of Hepatitis C in Canada during Endoscopy, 2014

September 20, 2014 —  The Brant News (Canada) reported on January 23, 2014, that human error is likely to blame…

Lessons Taught by a Recent “Superbug” Outbreak: Could ‘Ex Post Facto’ Notification be Warranted?

April 21, 2014 — Advocate Lutheran General Hospital (Park Ridge, IL) in 2013 linked multiple patient infections and colonizations of…