Bronchoscopes

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…

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…