Fda to pace updates to equipment joined to 'superbug'

February 27, 2015 10:04 PM

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is functioning to speed label modifications for healthcare equipment connected to a "superbug" outbreak in California, possibly to involve new warnings and a lot more stringent cleaning and disinfecting directions, a senior official said.

Very last week the Food and drug administration warned that the elaborate style and design of the reusable duodenoscopes, which are threaded by means of the mouth, throat and tummy and employed in a variety of gastrointestinal methods, helps make them challenging to disinfect effectively, even when ...

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