n South African Gastroenterology Review - Infection control during gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy : guidelines
|Article Title||Infection control during gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy : guidelines|
|© Publisher:||In House Publications|
|Journal||South African Gastroenterology Review|
|Publication Date||Jan 2009|
|Pages||16 - 18|
This overview is based largely on the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) Guidelines published in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. Despite the fact that a large number and variety of GI endoscopic procedures are performed, documented instances of infectious complications are estimated to occur in only 1 in 1.8 million procedures.
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