Monitoring and improving the effectiveness of cleaning medical and surgical devices.

@article{Alfa2013MonitoringAI,
  title={Monitoring and improving the effectiveness of cleaning medical and surgical devices.},
  author={Michelle J. Alfa},
  journal={American journal of infection control},
  year={2013},
  volume={41 5 Suppl},
  pages={S56-9}
}
The overall risk of infection from medical devices is very low, but high infection transmission rates have been related to inadequate reprocessing of arthroscopic shavers and flexible duodenoscopes. Monitoring of manual and automated cleaning is needed to ensure that inadequately cleaned medical devices are recleaned prior to disinfection or sterilization. 

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