150 hospital patients to be tested over HIV risk

19.06.2012                      29.Siwan. 5772                      Jom Kippur Katan

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150 hospital patients to be tested over HIV risk

P-T patients called for testing after improperly sterilized endoscope used on AIDS carrier; risk of infection "close to nil".

A failure in the sterilization of an endoscope used in the ear, nose and throat department at Petah Tikva’s Rabin Medical Center has necessitated the examination of 150 patients on whom it was used. One of the patients who was examined with the tube is an HIV carrier….