A Veteran’s Administration clinic has warned patients they may be susceptible to a possible contaminant exposure if they were given colonoscopies in the previous years. This has sparked VA clinics nationwide to review their own procedures. The patients may have been exposed to “infectious bodily fluids” from other patients that have also received colonoscopies. Another VA clinic has now warned their patients there may have been a problem with their ear, nose and throat clinic.
Read more about the contaminant exposure here.