Guidance

Endoscope rinse water scheme: recent intended results for distribution

This scheme is 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 EW19

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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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