ASC Infection Rates Following Endoscopies are on the Rise

 ASC Infection Rates Following Endoscopies are on the Rise

Surgical advancements have made it possible for more surgeries and procedures to be performed in outpatient settings rather than in traditional hospital facilities. These ASC procedures tend to be more convenient and less expensive alternatives.

With this comes an increased awareness and need for infection control guidelines. Most recently, a Johns Hopkins research team determined that patients that underwent one of the common procedures at ASCs were at greater-than-expected risk of bacterial infections, including E. Coli and Klebsiella.

Full Article Here: Infection Rates After Colonoscopy, Endoscopy at ASCs are Far Higher Than Expected

Case Medical aims to make infection prevention an easy and manageable process, specifically for endoscopic procedures. Our latest product, the Endoscopy Bedside Kit is designed to be the most hygienic, easy to use bedside pre-cleaner kit on the market. Composed of single-use PentaWipes and our U.S. EPA Safer Choice awarded PentaZyme, supplied for ready to use, it is an ideal solution for quick and effective bedside turnover.

Next week, Case Medical will be exhibiting at APIC in Minneapolis. Please feel free to visit us at booth #1703 to see all of our offerings for medical device reprocessing and infection prevention.

To learn more about the Endoscopy Bedside Kit, along with our other award-winning instrument cleaning solutions, contact us at

Warm Regards,

Marcia Frieze, CEO, and the Case Medical Team

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