Superbugs

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…

At Least 3 Patients Infected with Pseudomonas Die at Pasadena’s Huntington Memorial Hospital The hospital had disclosed previously only that three patients were infected.

May 5, 2016 — At least three patients died following an endoscopic procedure performed last year at Huntington Memorial Hospital in…