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Are faulty cleaners, not complex scopes, to blame for ‘superbug’ infections?

http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/quality/are-faulty-cleaners-not-complex-scopes-to-blame-for-superbug-infections.html

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Multisociety guideline on reprocessing flexible gastrointestinal endoscopes: 2011

http://www.asge.org/uploadedFiles/Public_E-Blast_PDFs/ReprocessingEndoscopes.pdf

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Design of Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) Duodenoscopes May Impede Effective Cleaning: FDA Safety Communication

http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/Safety/AlertsandNotices/ucm434871.htm

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Companies’ tests used in ‘superbug’ scope cleaning flawed: FDA

http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/03/02/us-usa-superbug-fda-idUSKBN0LY0EJ20150302    

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Serim’s 510(k) Cleared Dialysis Products

February 28, 2013 Dear Dialysis Professional, In a recent customer letter from Hach, the company states that Hach’s colorimeter based chlorine and chloramine tests must be labeled with a warning statement that the products have not been evaluated to test … Continue reading

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5 big endoscope reprocessing risks in ASCs: How to avoid them

http://www.beckersasc.com/gi-endoscopy-driven-surgery-centers-to-know-2013/5-big-endoscope-reprocessing-risks-in-ascs-how-to-avoid-them.html 

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AORN RP on Cleaning and Care of Surgical Instruments is Open for Public Comment

http://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/news/2014/08/aorn-rp-on-cleaning-and-care-of-surgical-instruments-is-open-for-public-comment.aspx

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Joint Commission Alert is a Another Wake-Up Call for Awareness of Improper HLD or Sterilization

http://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/articles/2014/08/joint-commission-alert-is-a-another-wakeup-call-for-awareness-of-improper-hld-or-sterilization.aspx

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Where are My Instruments and Sterile Supplies?

http://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/articles/2014/08/where-are-my-instruments-and-sterile-supplies.aspx 

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More Inspection, Less Auditing Needed in Food Plants

http://www.foodprocessing.com/blogs/thescoop/more-inspection-less-auditing-needed-in-food-plants/

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