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Desai Pleads Not Guilty

LAS VEGAS -- Dr. Depak Desai, the doctor who owned the Endoscopy Centers of Southern Nevada, plead not guilty in charges connected to a hepatitis outbreak.

Desai is facing 28 charges, including racketeering, negligence and insurance fraud.

Prosecutors say at least seven people contracted hepatitis C because of reused syringes and vials of medication.

The trial was set for March of 2011. Two nurses who worked with Desai also face the same charges.