FDA Investigation of ‘Superbug’ Outbreaks Now Includes Automated Endoscope Reprocessors

September 16, 2015 — The Food and Drug Administration is now publicly acknowledging that its investigation of the causes of more than a dozen deadly “superbug” outbreaks linked to contaminated duodenoscopes in the U.S. since 2012 includes automated endoscope reprocessors...

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A ‘Trickle-Down Effect’: The Potential Impact of the FDA’s Warning About Endoscope Safety on Automated Endoscope Reprocessors

August 19, 2015 — Late last week the FDA “warned” FujiFilm, Olympus and Pentax — the manufacturers of virtually every gastrointestinal endoscope used in the U.S. — for failing to comply with federally mandated regulations. In letters it sent to these...

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