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FDA Issues Advisory for Duodenoscopes

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::UPDATE::

The ECRI Institute has issued its own advisory on the culturing of duodenoscopes to help reduce the risk of deadly infections. Click here to read their just-released Hazard Report.

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MLMIC believes in helping our insureds understand and gain access to current information impacting the health and safety of patients. To that end, we’re passing along some information that has recently been revealed concerning the effectiveness of reprocessing ERCP endoscopes and patient infection with drug-resistant bacteria.

To learn about the FDA’s recently updated advisory on the effective cleaning of duodenoscopes, please click here.

 

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