Category: Glutaraldehyde

The Use of Biological Indicators to Monitor Liquid Chemical Sterilants: The FDA’s Position, 2014

November 25, 2014 — The proper use of “BIs” – or biological indicators – in the healthcare setting is crucial to assess the effectiveness of the sterilization process.¬† Failure to…

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 ‘superbugs’ during gastrointestinal endoscopy” (World J Gastrointest Endosc 2014; 6(10):457-474.)…

Response to a Fox News Report about a “Superbug” Outbreak at a Hospital in Illinois, 2013

January 16, 2014 — The leading news source Fox News produced the insightful report: “Troubling outbreak of drug-resistant bacteria a growing threat” (January 15, 2014). [Click here to read it…