Duodenoscopes

Sterilization of Duodenoscopes Found to Terminate ‘Superbug’ Outbreaks Other effective measures include returning the endoscope to the manufacturer for servicing.

Measures healthcare facilities have adopted to prevent additional infections after associating use of a duodenoscope with a “superbug” outbreak are…

A Duodenoscope Has Been Linked to ‘Probable Transmission’ of a Colistin-Resistant Superbug In January, the FDA had issued a safety alert reporting a "design issue" with the endoscope "that could increase the risk of patient infection."

December 8, 2017 (2:46 pm) — A duodenoscope has been linked, possibly for the first time, to the “probable transmission” of a uniquely…