Endoscope Microbial Surveillance Testing Made Easy
Monday, December 5, 2016 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm CT
Mary Ann Drosnock of Healthmark Industries and Alpa Patel of Nelson Labs will explore what we have learned from endoscope outbreak investigations, discuss the methods that are currently available for reprocessing staff to test endoscopes while minimizing the chance for false positives and discuss what the options are for when an endoscope tests positive for bacterial contamination.
- Outbreaks in the news and why test
- Organisms of concern
- Testing methods available
- What are the options when a scope is positive for growth