Guidance

Endoscope rinse water scheme: sample instruction sheets and video

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: sample instruction sheet (English)

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Endoscope rinse water scheme: sample instruction sheet (French)

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Endoscope rinse water scheme: sample instruction sheet (German)

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Endoscope rinse water scheme: sample instruction sheet (Italian)

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Endoscope rinse water scheme: sample instruction sheet (Portuguese)

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Endoscope rinse water scheme: sample instruction sheet (Spanish)

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Detail

Endoscope rinse water scheme sample instruction video

The examinations covered are:

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

For further information please contact us at:

Food and environmental proficiency testing unit (FEPTU)

Public Health England
61 Colindale Avenue
London
NW9 5EQ