Hazard Report: New Primer on Deadly Dirty Scopes
Mar 03, 2015 | ARTICLES > Gale Scott
Deaths and infections traced to duodenoscopes contaminated with carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriaceae infections are on the rise. The ECRI Institute, a nonprofit research and testing lab, today put out a "high priority hazard report" on procedures for cleaning the devices. It isn't easy.