Tag: Antibiotic-Resistance

Contamination of Flexible Endoscopes and Associated Infections | A Comprehensive Review and Analysis of FDA Adverse Event Reports

This review analyzed more than 10,000 medical device reports submitted to FDA since 2014 describing the contamination of a flexible endoscope.

The Environment as a Source of Hospital Acquired Antibiotic-Resistant Pseudomonas Infections

April 3, 2014 — In the June, 2001, issue of Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology (“ICHE”), Sorin et al. (2001) reported that during a three-month period in 1998 as many…

Nature: “Antibiotic resistance: The last resort”

The July 24, 2013, issue of the popular science magazine Nature includes a replete article about CRE – or, carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae. Read Dr. Muscarella’s related post: “Growing National Concerns about…