Guidance

Endoscope rinse water scheme: recent reports

This external quality assessment scheme is for microbiology sector laboratories that monitor the microbial quality of water-used rinse endoscopes.

Documents

Endoscope rinse water scheme: distribution EW19 report

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Endoscope rinse water scheme: distribution EW18 report

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Endoscope rinse water scheme: distribution EW17 report

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Details

The examinations covered are:

  • colony count at 28°C to 32°C for 5 days
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  • yeasts
  • moulds
  • Mycobacterium spp.
Published 16 May 2014
Last updated 13 June 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added 'Endoscope rinse water scheme: distribution EW19 report'.
  2. Added 'Endoscope rinse water scheme: distribution EW18 report'.
  3. Added endoscope rinse water scheme: distribution EW17 report.
  4. Added endoscope rinse water scheme: distribution EW16 report.
  5. Added endoscope rinse water scheme: distribution EW15 report.
  6. Added endoscope rinse water scheme: distribution EW14 report.
  7. Added distribution EW13 report.
  8. Added endoscope rinse water scheme: distribution EW12 report.
  9. Added endoscope rinse water scheme: distribution EW11 report.
  10. Added endoscope rinse water scheme: distribution EW10 report.
  11. Added endoscope rinse water scheme: distribution EW9 report.
  12. First published.