On Dec. 24, 2013, four patients at a Kitchener colonoscopy clinic became infected with hepatitis C.
It was several months before any of them realized it – and nearly a
year before a second diagnosis allowed public health officials to link
the cases to Tri-City Colonoscopy Clinic.
While nobody knows what happened to transmit the virus with complete certainty, it’s believed shared equipment is to blame.
Labels: Canada, colonoscopy, Outbreaks