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At Least Seven Deaths Linked to GI Endoscopes in Seattle, Washington

“The article that started a national discussion.“ December 5, 2014 —¬†Federal health officials recently attributed a deadly “superbug” outbreak at…

Superbugs, Contaminated Gastrointestinal Endoscopes, and a Growing Number of Hospital Infections: Is an FDA Action Imminent?

December 2, 2014 — Two superbug outbreaks of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae were recently linked to contaminated gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopes. These “nightmarish”…

Risk of Transmission of Superbugs during Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Click here (PDF format) or here¬† (HTML format) to read Dr. Muscarella’s “Risk of transmission of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae and related…