Month: January 2013

Endoscope Damage: A Review of the Medical Literature (Part 2)

This article by Lawrence F Muscarella, PhD, discusses whether 2% glutaraldehyde formulations and peracetic acid solutions, either of which may be used to achieve high-level disinfection, might cause damage to…

Endoscope Damage: Could 2% Glutaraldehyde be to Blame? (Part 1)

This article by Lawrence F Muscarella, PhD, discusses whether 2% glutaraldehyde formulations and peracetic acid solutions, either of which may be used to achieve high-level disinfection, might cause damage of…

Delayed Reprocessing of Gastrointestinal Endoscopes and Bronchoscopes

August 8, 2013 — This article by Lawrence F Muscarella, PhD, provides insight into whether a soiled flexible endoscope‚Äôs terminal reprocessing can be delayed for several hours after its clinical…