Endoscope Reprocessing Failures Continue to Expose Patients to Infection Risk
November 1, 2017 | Evaluations & Guidance
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Failure to consistently and effectively reprocess flexible endoscopes—that is, failure to clean and disinfect or sterilize the instruments between uses—can lead to the spread of deadly infections.
Problematic areas that...