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Expert Q&A: Proper disinfection of GI scopes

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October 1, 2015

Editor's note: In recent months, the issue of improperly disinfected diagnostic scopes has become a national concern in healthcare. Potentially hundreds of patients have become exposed to life-threatening infections during otherwise routine procedures using Olympus-brand scopes, resulting in patient deaths and costly lawsuits.

Editor's note: In recent months, the issue of improperly disinfected diagnostic scopes has become a national concern in healthcare. Potentially hundreds of patients have become exposed to life-threatening infections during otherwise routine procedures using Olympus-brand scopes, resulting in patient deaths and costly lawsuits.



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