Do All Hospital Disinfectants Destroy HPV on Contaminated Ultrasound Probes? This white paper discusses the risk of HPV transmissions in the healthcare setting.

May 27, 2015 — A recent study suggests that some disinfectants commonly used in hospitals may be ineffective against certain types of the HPV virus. Briefly, the reprocessing of contaminated reusable medical instrumentation is crucial to prevent the transmission of diseases, Read More …

Persistent Microbial Contamination of Vaginal Ultrasound Probes Despite Disinfection: A Brief Review

October 22, 2014 — The article by M’Zail et al. (2014) entitled, “Persistence of Microbial Contamination on Transvaginal Ultrasound Probes despite Low-Level Disinfection Procedure” places important and timely focus on a risk of infection that is often overlooked. The abstract of M’Zail...

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The Trophon EPR Ultrasound Transducer High-Level Disinfection System: A Commentary

This article provides some initial advice and commentary to medical staff considering purchase of the Trophon EPR Ultrasound Transducer High-Level Disinfection System (or, “Trophon EPR”). Some of this article’s guidance may be used, in part, to assess this device’s safety...

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