An update on gastrointestinal endoscopy-associated infections and their contributing factors

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pneumonia 1448 China, Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. The causative organisms reported were Klebsiella pneumonia e, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Escherichia coli and Salmonella enteritidis.ConclusionsA number of factors,
pneumonia 6903 gastroscope and colonoscope use respectively. The causative microorganisms reported were Klebsiella pneumonia e, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Escherichia coli, and Salmonella enteritidis.Outbreaks related to reprocessingNine
pneumonia 7423 and Carbonne et al. [[18]] describe a multi-hospital outbreak of carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumonia e associated with a contaminated duodenoscope [[15]]. Seventeen patients were exposed to the duodenoscope,
pneumonia 7600 patients were exposed to the duodenoscope, ten were screened and six were found to be colonised with K. pneumonia e. A review of the reprocessing method revealed issues with drying. Following this, drying was prioritised
pneumonia 7942 report on a duodenoscope-associated outbreak with extended-spectrum beta lactamase-(ESBL) producing K. pneumonia e. Similarly, a reprocessing audit revealed endoscopes were not fully dried before storage and were brushed
pneumonia 9048 and Sanderson et al. [[24]] report the infection of seven patients with carbapenemase-producing K. pneumonia e. A reprocessing audit found deviation during duodenoscope elevator channel cleaning, such that debris
pneumonia 11551 sterilisation limited the outbreak.Kola et al. [[28]] report an outbreak of OXA-48 carbapenemase-producing K. pneumonia e (CRKP). The authors hypothesise an infected patient contaminated a duodenoscope, which then infected
pneumonia 11869 endoscope grew enterococci.Humphries et al. [[30]] describe an outbreak of multidrug-resistant Klebsiella pneumonia e bacteraemia and sepsis following ERCP, of which two of nine infected patients died as a result. A reprocessing

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