November 14, 2016

Cleaning verification tests boost confidence in instrument decontamination

By: OR Manager

Even when recommended cleaning and disinfection protocols are followed, residual contamination of instruments is possible, researchers have found (OR Manager, November 2016, 1, 10-11). Visual inspection can catch some signs of contamination, but it won’t reveal problems within channels and other areas of complex medical devices. That’s why it’s important to conduct cleaning verification tests.

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