Reprocessing Recommendations

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Cleaning Products, HLD & Sterilization,

Choosing Technologies for Reprocessing

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Multisociety, 2016

Compatible with endoscope per scope manufacturer.

HICPAC, 2016

In accordance with the endoscope manufacturer's instructions for use (IFUs). Make sure all IFUs and Safety Data Sheets are readily available to staff.

AORN, 2016

Refer to endoscope manufacturer's IFUs.

ANSI/AAMI ST91, 2015

Refer to endoscope manufacturer's IFUs.

APIC/JCR, 2017

Refer to endoscope manufacturer's IFUs. Stay abreast of potentially changing recommendations about whether to consider endoscopes semi-critical devices in need of HLD or critical devices in need of sterilization.

CMS, 2016

Refer to endoscope manufacturer's IFUs.

TJC Booster Pak, 2015

Refer to endoscope manufacturer’s IFUs.

Guideline Details

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