Tag: Endoscope Reprocessing

Best Practices for Reprocessing Gastrointestinal Endoscopes: Two Questions and Answers

April 5, 2013 — Below, I respond to two questions about the reprocessing of gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopes: “It is an acceptable practice for a GI endoscopy unit to pre-clean the…

Root Cause Analysis of an Endoscope-Reprocessing Breach

Initial remarks: This blog,¬†which was written by Lawrence F. Muscarella, Ph.D. and is divided into 2 parts, discusses: a confirmed infection-control breach in a hospital’s Endoscopy Unit; the employment of…