The American Gastroenterologists Association released COVID-19 recommendations for personal protective equipment use during gastrointestinal procedures, which were published in Gastroenterology.
The recommendations were approved by the AGA Institute Clinical Guidelines Committee, AGA Institute Clinical Practice Updates Committee and the AGA Governing Board.
All patients should be treated as though they have COVID-19 due to the lack of testing for the infection.
Recommendations for mask and glove use and triaging GI procedures include:
Sultan S, et al. Gastroenterology. 2020; doi: