Cleaning and Disinfecting Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Equipment

Endoscopes are inadequately reprocessed and have raised undue fear regarding the potential for transmission of infection during endoscopy. When current guidelines for endoscope cleaning and disinfection are followed, this risk is virtually eliminated. This topic has largely been taken for granted by many endoscopists, however. Standardized cleaning and disinfection protocols have been available for some …

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