February 19, 2013
HIV, Hep Complaint Filed Against California Medical Center
A patient has filed a complaint against a California medical center after she was informed the scope used during her colonoscopy may not have been sterilized, KCRA reports. Mary Gonzalez was potentially exposed to HIV and hepatitis at the Memorial Medical Center in Modesto. State health officials recently sanctioned the center and fined it $125,000 for violating safety procedures with other patients, including one who died.
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