June 11, 2013

That’s crazy!!

In a recent U.S. study, 3 out of 20 endoscopes tested were found to be improperly cleaned. In other words, 15% of those endoscopes were capable of passing on potentially life-threatening HAIs.

Read it for yourself on the Medical Daily website: http://www.medicaldaily.com/articles/16347/20130609/colonoscopy-endoscopy-contamination-medical-devices-endoscope-gi-scope.htm

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Filed under Healthcare Acquired Infections, Surgical Instrument Cleaning, Tuesday Trivia

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