Disinfection of gastrointestinal fibrescopes: an evaluation of the Pauldrach Endocleaner, and various chemical agents.

@article{Felmingham1985DisinfectionOG,
  title={Disinfection of gastrointestinal fibrescopes: an evaluation of the Pauldrach Endocleaner, and various chemical agents.},
  author={D. Felmingham and J. Mowles and K. Thomas and G. Ridgway},
  journal={The Journal of hospital infection},
  year={1985},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={
          379-88
        }
}
The Pauldrach Endocleaner was evaluated for the disinfection of gastrointestinal fibrescopes, and found to be a convenient, relatively inexpensive machine for use in endoscopy clinics. An experimental procedure was designed, for use with the endocleaner, which allowed application of an inoculum of Pseudomonas aeruginosa to a Fujinon OX52 endoscope and its subsequent quantitation before and after disinfection procedures. Using aldehyde based disinfectants ('Cidex', 'Kohrsolin' and 'Gigasept') it… Expand
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