Category: Consumers Union

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…

Review of an Evaluation of the STERIS Reliance EPS Reprocessor

BACKGROUND:  This blog by Lawrence F Muscarella, PhD, discusses his comprehensive review of a published evaluation of the STERIS Reliance Endoscope Processing System (“EPS”;  Steris Corp., Mentor, OH), which is…