Publications

2019

Experience Report: Feasibility and practical relevance of a supplementary AER type test based on a new
publication by the Type Test Working Group on behalf of the author group of the German Guideline for Validation of AER Processes

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2018

Comparison of cleaning and drying performance of different designs of instrument baskets

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2018

Reprocessing of flexible endoscopes and endoscopic accessories used in gastrointestinal endoscopy: Position Statement of the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) 
and European Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates (ESGENA) – Update 2018

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2018

Test method for comparative evaluation of instrument detergents for manual reprocessing of surgical instruments on the basis of fibrin

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2017​

ESGE-ESGENA technical specification for process validation and routine testing of endoscope reprocessing in washer-disinfectors according to EN ISO 15883, parts 1, 4, and ISO/TS 15883-5

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2017​

Haemoglobin as analyte for evaluation of cleaning

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2017​

Scope and performance of type test of washerdisinfectors used to reprocess thermolabile endoscopes as per standard series EN ISO 15883

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2017​

Prevention of multidrug-resistant infections from contaminated duodenoscopes: Position Statement of the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) and European Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates (ESGENA)

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2017​

Standardization of precleaning and automated reprocessing of robotic instruments

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2016​

Determination of tolerable process chemical residues after reprocessing thermolabile endoscopes

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2016​

Statement on the letter to the editor "Process chemical residues"

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2014​

The impact of disinfectant substances on residue formation on the surfaces of flexible endoscopes

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2012

Comparing AAMI Standards With the ‘Red Book’

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2011

Method for Testing the Cleaning Efficacy of Washer-Disinfectors for Flexible Endoscopes

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Properties of manual instrument disinfectants

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Biocompatibility of medical devices after automated reprocessing in washer-disinfectors

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Investigations into reproducible cleaning of instruments based on a worst-case model

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2010

Analysis of Stainless Steel and Anodized Aluminium Material Compatibility with Foam Sprays Used for Keeping Used Surgical Instruments Moist

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Hygienic and Microbiological Inspection of Flexible Endoscopes after Reprocessing

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​Multicentre Trial on Testing Cleaning in the Practical Situation with and without Ultrasound

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2009                      

Steam sterilisation of reusable surgical instruments

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Multicentre Trial on Standardisation of a Test Soil of Practical Relevance for Comparative and Quantitative Evaluation of Cleaning Pursuant to EN ISO 15883

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AKI: 30 years of instrument preparation

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2008

Multicentre Trial on Standardisation of a Test Soil of Practical Relevance for Comparative and Quantitative
Evaluation of Cleaning Pursuant to EN ISO 15883

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