Category: Colonoscopes

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…

Recent Cases of Infection during GI Endoscopy and Other Surgical Procedures: A Focus on Patient Notification

September 30, 2014 — This article discusses a number of recent instances of transmission of the hepatitis C virus and other…

Tap Water Used for Irrigation during GI Endoscopy: A Recommendation and Assessment of the Infection Risk

February 18, 2014 — This article discusses the potential for healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) associated with the use of tap water, compared…