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At Least 40% of Disinfected Endoscopes, Possibly Colonoscopes, Remained Contaminated, Emails Reveal The endoscopes tested "positive" for contamination with concerning bacteria.

July 28, 2016 — A manufacturer decided not to warn U.S. hospitals in February 2013 about a certain complex endoscope that reports indicated…

THE SEATTLE TIMES: “Undisclosed superbug sickened dozens at Virginia Mason”

The Seattle Times: “Undisclosed superbug sickened dozens at Virginia Mason” (January 22, 2015) An outbreak of multidrug-resistant superbugs spread by…

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…