Double disinfection, liquid sterilization both produce low culture rate for duodenoscopes

Double high-level disinfection and liquid chemical sterilization of duodenoscopes both produced low rates of positives cultures, according to the results of a randomized trial.Mark Andrew Gromski, MD, of the division of gastroenterology and hepatology at Indiana University School of Medicine, and colleagues wrote that liquid chemical sterilization (LCS) has been seen as a potential alternative to traditional disinfection that could be easier on sensitive equipment like duodenoscopes.“Although unknown, there are suggestions that LCS may lead to less wear on endoscopes than standardRead More

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