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Air Force Academy issues alert to patients who underwent colonoscopies, enteroscopies

The Air Force Academy is notifying 267 patients of the school’s medical clinic and the Veterans Affairs Eastern Colorado Health Care System that they are at risk for a number of infectious diseases due to improperly sterilized endoscopy equipment. The patients all underwent gastrointestinal endoscopy procedures — either colonoscopies or enteroscopies — with endoscopes that were properly sanitized but not ...

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