Medical Scope Management

AAMI’s New Cleaning Standards Reduce Endoscope Infection Risk

June 1, 2015

Josette Weinstein, Marketing Coordinator In February and March of 2015, hospitals were hurrying to address a deadly antibiotic-resistant superbug that threatened North Carolina, Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, Chicago and Seattle. According to Charles Patrick David, MD, this superbug, Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE), is a bacterial infection that has a prognosis of death in 40%-50% of infected patients. […]