During the conference, Ms. Ofstead received the 2017 APIC and AJIC Award for Publication Excellence on behalf of Ofstead’s research team and our co-authors at Mayo Clinic. According to APIC, this award recognizes the AJIC article that had the highest level of readership and citations during the previous year. The editors stated that the article was selected because of its sound scientific reasoning and the impact it had on the quality of medical care.
The article “Persistent contamination on colonoscopes and gastroscopes detected by biologic cultures and rapid indicators despite reprocessing performed in accordance with guidelines” was published in AJIC in 2015.
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