Guidance

Endoscope rinse water scheme: recent intended results for distribution

This external quality assessment (EQA) scheme is suitable for laboratories in the water testing and clinical microbiology sectors that monitor the microbial quality of water used rinse endoscopes.

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Endoscope rinse water scheme: intended results for distribution EW17

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The examinations covered are:

  • colony count at 28°C to 32°C for 5 days
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  • yeasts
  • moulds
  • Mycobacterium spp.
Published 9 September 2013
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