Transcript for Seattle Children's Hospital Investigated Over Dirty Instruments
Discussing oversight at Seattle children's hospital and now some 100 children. Are at risk a poorly cleaned kaleidoscope was discovered back in November. A few days later they found another dirty instrument. It's about point in time we stopped all colonoscopy is and performed an investigation. And identify that we had a lapse and are cleaning processes. That lapse in the claim process. -- the possibility that 106 children may have been exposed to serious infections parents were notified of the hospital check their kids hepatitis B hepatitis C and HIV. Although doctors insist the risk of infection is low. -- says it has taken -- necessary -- to prevent this from happening again including retraining twenty staff members who handled the scope so far no child has become ill from the mistake.
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