Guidance

Endoscope rinse water scheme: recent reports

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.

Documents

Endoscope rinse water scheme: distribution EW17 report

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Endoscope rinse water scheme: distribution EW16 report

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Endoscope rinse water scheme: distribution EW15 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 4 December 2017 + show all updates
  1. Added endoscope rinse water scheme: distribution EW17 report.
  2. Added endoscope rinse water scheme: distribution EW16 report.
  3. Added endoscope rinse water scheme: distribution EW15 report.
  4. Added endoscope rinse water scheme: distribution EW14 report.
  5. Added distribution EW13 report.
  6. Added endoscope rinse water scheme: distribution EW12 report.
  7. Added endoscope rinse water scheme: distribution EW11 report.
  8. Added endoscope rinse water scheme: distribution EW10 report.
  9. Added endoscope rinse water scheme: distribution EW9 report.
  10. First published.