Category: Multi-Dose Medicine Vials

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 infectious agents during gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy and other surgical procedures,…

Confirmed Patient-to-Patient Transmission of Hepatitis C in Canada during Endoscopy, 2014

September 20, 2014 —¬† The Brant News (Canada) reported on January 23, 2014, that human error is likely to blame for at least one instance of hepatitis C infection following…

Answers Sought in Hepatitis Infection at a Hospital in New Hampshire

Report: “Answers Sought in Hepatitis Infection” This newspaper article discusses a recent outbreak of the hepatitis C virus due to the alleged theft of intravenous (IV) drugs. The following is…