Bronchoscopes

A Bronchoscope is Linked Again in the U.S. to an Outbreak of the Feared ‘CRE’ Superbug Safety Notice: Is enough being done to improve the safety of bronchoscopes? And, several bronchoscope models are recalled.

Oct. 1, 2018 (updated: Oct. 5, 2018) — A bronchoscope has been linked again to a ‘superbug’ outbreak involving multiple patients, according to a regulatory…

Infections of Pseudomonas aeruginosa linked to Flexible Endoscopes: The Importance of Endoscope Drying

This article discusses concerns about the re-contamination of flexible endoscopes with opportunistic, waterborne microorganisms, including Pseudomonas aeruginosa, following their immersion…