Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center http://kmuw.org en Chanute Colonoscopy Patients Put At Risk For Disease http://kmuw.org/post/chanute-colonoscopy-patients-put-risk-disease <p>A hospital in Chanute is asking 244 patients who received colonoscopies to get tested for communicable diseases; the southeast hospital says its equipment wasn't properly cleaned and disinfected.<br><br>Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute says the risk that anyone was infected with hepatitis B, hepatitis C or HIV is extremely low - but not zero - so it is encouraging patients who have received colonoscopies since early January to get tested for those diseases.<br> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 12:21:49 +0000 Associated Press 20518 at http://kmuw.org