VA clinic warns of possible contaminant exposure

Feb 13, 2009 By BILL POOVEY , Associated Press Writer

(AP) -- Thousands of patients at a Veterans Administration clinic in Tennessee may have been exposed to the infectious body fluids of other patients when they had colonoscopies in recent years, and now VA medical facilities all over the U.S. are reviewing their own procedures.



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