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1.

Infections associated with use of ultrasound transmission gel: proposed guidelines to minimize risk.

Oleszkowicz SC, Chittick P, Russo V, Keller P, Sims M, Band J.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2012 Dec;33(12):1235-7. doi: 10.1086/668430. Epub 2012 Oct 23. No abstract available.

PMID:
23143361
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
2.

Investigation of current infection-control practices for ultrasound coupling gel: a survey, microbiological analysis, and examination of practice patterns.

Provenzano DA, Liebert MA, Steen B, Lovetro D, Somers DL.

Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2013 Sep-Oct;38(5):415-24. doi: 10.1097/AAP.0b013e3182a0e12f.

PMID:
23974866
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
3.

Can ultrasound probes and coupling gel be a source of nosocomial infection in patients undergoing sonography? An in vivo and in vitro study.

Muradali D, Gold WL, Phillips A, Wilson S.

AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1995 Jun;164(6):1521-4.

PMID:
7754907
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
4.

Ultrasound instruments as possible vectors of staphylococcal infection.

Ohara T, Itoh Y, Itoh K.

J Hosp Infect. 1998 Sep;40(1):73-7.

PMID:
9777525
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
5.

Reducing infection risk in colonoscopy.

Greenwald D.

Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am. 2010 Oct;20(4):603-14. doi: 10.1016/j.giec.2010.07.001. Review.

PMID:
20889066
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
6.

Are therapeutic ultrasound units a potential vector for nosocomial infection?

Schabrun S, Chipchase L, Rickard H.

Physiother Res Int. 2006 Jun;11(2):61-71.

PMID:
16808087
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
7.

How clean is your probe? Microbiological assessment of ultrasound transducers in routine clinical use, and cost-effective ways to reduce contamination.

Mullaney PJ, Munthali P, Vlachou P, Jenkins D, Rathod A, Entwisle J.

Clin Radiol. 2007 Jul;62(7):694-8. Epub 2007 Mar 26. No abstract available.

PMID:
17556040
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
8.

Inconsistencies in endoscope-reprocessing and infection-control guidelines: the importance of endoscope drying.

Muscarella LF.

Am J Gastroenterol. 2006 Sep;101(9):2147-54. Review.

PMID:
16968511
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
9.

An outbreak of pyodermas among neonates caused by ultrasound gel contaminated with methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus.

Weist K, Wendt C, Petersen LR, Versmold H, RĂ¼den H.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2000 Dec;21(12):761-4.

PMID:
11140910
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
10.

Solving an infection control mystery.

Young J.

Nurs N Z. 2012 Nov;18(10):29. No abstract available.

PMID:
23342857
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
11.

Emergency department ultrasound infection control: do unto (and into) others.

Talan DA, Partida CN.

Ann Emerg Med. 2011 Jul;58(1):64-6. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2011.02.017. Epub 2011 Apr 14. No abstract available.

PMID:
21492960
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
12.

Public health advisory: infections from endoscopes inadequately reprocessed.

Feigal DW Jr, Hughes JM.

Int J Trauma Nurs. 2000 Jan-Mar;6(1):1-3. No abstract available.

PMID:
10642403
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
13.

Hospital-wide survey of bacterial contamination of point-of-care ultrasound probes and coupling gel.

Lawrence MW, Blanks J, Ayala R, Talk D, Macian D, Glasser J, Schofer JM.

J Ultrasound Med. 2014 Mar;33(3):457-62. doi: 10.7863/ultra.33.3.457.

PMID:
24567457
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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14.

Dear Los Angeles Times: the risk of disease transmission during gastrointestinal endoscopy.

Muscarella LF.

Gastroenterol Nurs. 2004 Nov-Dec;27(6):271-8. Review.

PMID:
15632761
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
15.

Single-operator sterile sheathing of ultrasound probes for ultrasound-guided procedures.

Trotter M, Nomura JT, Sierzenski PR.

Acad Emerg Med. 2010 Nov;17(11):e153. doi: 10.1111/j.1553-2712.2010.00921.x. No abstract available.

PMID:
21175511
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
16.

Physical methods of reducing the transmission of nosocomial infections via ultrasound and probe.

Abdullah BJ, Mohd Yusof MY, Khoo BH.

Clin Radiol. 1998 Mar;53(3):212-4.

PMID:
9528873
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
17.

Sustained endemicity of Burkholderia cepacia complex in a pediatric institution, associated with contaminated ultrasound gel.

Jacobson M, Wray R, Kovach D, Henry D, Speert D, Matlow A.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2006 Apr;27(4):362-6. Epub 2006 Mar 17.

PMID:
16622813
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
18.

Dental treatment of a patient in the new 'at-risk' category for CJD.

Hamilton K, Brewer A, Smith A.

J Hosp Infect. 2004 Jun;57(2):184-5. No abstract available.

PMID:
15183253
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
19.

Infection control in the bronchoscopy suite: a review of outbreaks and guidelines for prevention.

Culver DA, Gordon SM, Mehta AC.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2003 Apr 15;167(8):1050-6. Review. No abstract available.

PMID:
12684244
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
20.

Burkholderia cepacia infections associated with intrinsically contaminated ultrasound gel: the role of microbial degradation of parabens.

Hutchinson J, Runge W, Mulvey M, Norris G, Yetman M, Valkova N, Villemur R, Lepine F.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2004 Apr;25(4):291-6.

PMID:
15108725
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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