Existing reprocessing techniques prove insufficient for flexible endoscopes

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Current techniques used to clean endoscopes for reuse are not consistently effective, according to a new study. The findings of this study support the need for careful visual inspection and cleaning verification tests to ensure that all endoscopes are free of damage and debris before they are high-level disinfected or sterilized and used on another patient.

This full article appears on <a href="https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/01/170131133727.htm">Science Daily</a>

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