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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…

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…

Association of GI Endoscopy with Two Patient Deaths: Illinois, 2013

February 9, 2015 — The FDA’s “MAUDE” database (or, “Manufacturer and User Facility Device Experience” database) lists medical device reports,…