A DOZEN people got yeast infections following treatments in the Endoscopy Department at
Endoscopy treatments involve using a special instrument to examine the interior of a hollow organ or cavity of the body.
The hospital has been asked to provide all relevant documentation to establish if the infections were due to medical malpractice. Initial forensic reports indicate that the hospital acted correctly.
The endoscopies were performed with an anaesthetic infected with a mushroom-shaped bacterium called Candia Albicans, which caused patients nausea, fever, skin rash from, according to investigations.