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FDA Issues New Rules for Reusable Devices After Superbug Outbreak
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FDA on Thursday released final guidance that will require reusable medical device makers to provide proof that their devices can reliably be cleaned before being approved by the agency, the Los Angeles Times reports.

The final guidance comes after a superbug outbreak linked to a reusable medical device (Terhune/Petersen, Los Angeles Times, 3/12).