Automatic endoscope reprocessors

D. B. Nelson, J. J. Bosco, W. D. Curtis, D. O. Faige, P. B. Kelsey, K. Laing, J. W. Leung, M. R. Mills, P. Smith, P. R. Tarnasky, J. Vandam, W. Y. Wassef

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Automatic endoscope reprocessors can replace some manual reprocessing steps. However, thorough mechanical cleaning is still required prior to their use. Use of an AER may reduce exposure of personnel to chemical germicides. There is insufficient data to recommend a particular method or device to achieve high level disinfection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)925-927
Number of pages3
JournalGastrointestinal Endoscopy
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology


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