Category: Aseptic Technique

Greenville Health System Settles a Lawsuit Claiming Negligence Caused a Patient’s Infection, Death

July 13, 2015 —┬áSouth Carolina’s Greenville Health System has settled a wrongful death lawsuit with the family of a surgical patient who died in 2014 from an unusual infection contracted…

Response to the FDA’s Draft Guidance Document on the Reprocessing of Reusable Medical Devices

February 5, 2015 —┬áThis article presents Dr. Muscarella’s response submitted in August 2011 to the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA), in reply to the Agency’s request earlier that same…

The STERIS System 1E Liquid Chemical Sterilant Processing System: Looking Back and Forward

July 1, 2015 — Almost four years ago, on April 5, 2010, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared the STERIS System 1E Liquid Chemical Sterilant Processing System, or “SS1E,”…