A Los Angeles-area hospital said that some of its patients contracted an antibiotic-resistant “superbug” that has been linked to a type of medical scope and infected dozens of people around the country.
Officials at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena may be dealing with a superbug outbreak found on the same type of medical scopes that have caused these infections across the country, the Los Angeles Times reports.
The maker of medical scopes linked to a potentially deadly “superbug” outbreak at two Los Angeles hospitals has issued an “urgent safety notification” to health providers detailing new procedures on how to disinfect the equipment.
A Southland lawmaker is seeking details from the manufacturer of medical scopes that have been linked to several “superbug” bacteria outbreaks at U.S. hospitals
A third patient is suing a medical device maker, blaming the company for the superbug that recently broke out at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, infecting at least seven patients and killing two.
Federal health officials are stepping up their oversight of medical scopes linked to potentially fatal “superbug” outbreaks.
Officials with Cedars-Sinai are reaching out to more than 70 patients who underwent endoscopic procedures between August and February.
A piece of medical equipment blamed for a so-called “superbug” outbreak at UCLA Medical Center was reportedly never approved for sale to hospitals by the Food and Drug Administration.
Superbugs: how do you get them? How can you avoid them?
A California congressman wants answers from the Food and Drug Administration in the wake of superbug infections at a local hospital now linked to contaminated medical scopes.
An 18-year-old patient is suing a medical device maker, blaming the company for the superbug which broke out recently at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, which infected at least seven patients and killed two.
A California congressman wants an investigation into what the Food and Drug Administration is doing to prevent additional superbug infections after a deadly outbreak at a Los Angeles hospital linked to contaminated medical scopes.
With an antibiotic-resistant “superbug” outbreak connected to its facility, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center stopped short of pointing a finger at the manufacturer of a medical instrument believed to have spread the deadly germs.
This week’s report of a drug-resistant infection killing two patients, and infecting at least seven more at UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center, had a Sherman Oaks woman recalling her own bout with a so-called “superbug.”
There were growing questions and concerns Thursday about the transmission of a superbug bacteria that was exposed to nearly 200 patients at the UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center.