Category: O-ring Contamination

A Bronchoscope is Linked Again in the U.S. to an Outbreak of the Feared ‘CRE’ Superbug Is enough being done to improve safety? The recall of several bronchoscope models is also discussed.

October 1, 2018 (updated: Oct. 5, 2018; edited: Oct. 8, 2020) —¬†A bronchoscope’s use has been linked again to a…

Investigation and Prevention of ‘Superbug’ Outbreaks Following Endoscopy

May 11, 2013 — Gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopes and other types of flexible endoscopes may become contaminated with infectious materials during…