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Cedars-Sinai probing whether superbug infections are tied to scopes
Cedars-Sinai probing whether superbug infections are tied to scopes

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center said it's investigating whether patients with superbug infections are linked to contaminated medical scopes, similar to a recent outbreak at UCLA. The well-known Los Angeles hospital said it hasn't determined whether the CRE infections it has found are tied to duodenoscopes, which were the source of exposure at UCLA's Ronald Reagan Medical Center. "There is not enough information to indicate any conclusive links at Cedars-Sinai between duodenoscopes and CRE transmission," the hospital said in a statement. The hospital's review is ongoing and it did notify L.A. County health officials. The hospital declined to specify a number of...

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