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Correction: Use of ethylene-oxide gas sterilisation to terminate multidrug-resistant bacterial outbreaks linked to duodenoscopes

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Muscarella LF. Use of ethylene-oxide gas sterilisation to terminate multidrug-resistant bacterial outbreaks linked to duodenoscopes. BMJ Open Gastroenterol 2019;6:e000282. doi: 10.1136/bmjgast-2019-000282.

The article has been corrected since it is published.

  1. In Abstract’s ‘Conclusions’, ‘Factors this review identifed’ has been corrected to ‘Factors this review identified’.

  2. In Table 1, in the column ‘Case's implemented measure(s), response’, ‘Began culturing, quaranting duodenoscopes’ has been corrected to ‘Began culturing, quarantining duodenoscopes’.

  3. In the section ‘More about EO gas sterilisation’ under ‘Discussion’, the spelling of ‘endeavour’ has been changed to ‘endeavor’ in the sentence ‘Some of these devices may be labelled soon for the sterilisation of duodenoscopes too, as manufacturers endeavour to develop effective technologies to increase the safety of ERCP.’

  4. ‘ie,’ and ‘eg,’ have been used consistently throughout the article.

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