FDA says panel to discuss 'superbug' spread

March 12, 2015 2:32 PM

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(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said an advisory panel will discuss the transmission of "superbug" infections through certain procedures in U.S. hospitals.

A second top Los Angeles hospital reported an outbreak of drug-resistant "superbug" infections last week, and dozens more potential exposures, from procedures performed with a fiber-optic instrument called duodenoscope.

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