Air suctioning during colon biopsy forceps removal reduces bacterial air contamination in the endoscopy suite

Vavricka, S R; Tutuian, R; Imhof, A; Wildi, S; Gubler, C; Fruehauf, H; Ruef, C; Schoepfer, A M; Fried, M (2010). Air suctioning during colon biopsy forceps removal reduces bacterial air contamination in the endoscopy suite. Endoscopy, 42(9), pp. 736-41. Stuttgart: Thieme 10.1055/s-0030-1255615

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Bacterial contamination of endoscopy suites is of concern; however studies evaluating bacterial aerosols are lacking. We aimed to determine the effectiveness of air suctioning during removal of biopsy forceps in reducing bacterial air contamination.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Gastro-intestinal, Liver and Lung Disorders (DMLL) > Clinic of Visceral Surgery and Medicine > Gastroenterology

UniBE Contributor:

Tutuian, Radu

ISSN:

0013-726X

Publisher:

Thieme

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:10

Last Modified:

04 May 2014 23:05

Publisher DOI:

10.1055/s-0030-1255615

PubMed ID:

20806157

Web of Science ID:

000281413400007

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/1646 (FactScience: 203432)

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