Interventional gastroenterology

GESA proposes major changes to endoscope cleaning guidelines

The Gastroenterological Society of Australia has issued a draft document that proposes major changes to current endoscope cleaning guidelines. The organisation issued the document for discussion with members following overseas reports of outbreaks of  the “superbug” carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) that were mostly linked to the use of a duodenoscope. “These instruments have a design much ...

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