Point prevalence survey (PPS)of catheter-related infection rate analysis

Yu-Hsiu Lin, Yu-Hui Chen, Li-Hsiang Su, Ching-Tzu Hung, Zhi-Yuan Shi
2015 Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection  
Results: Four samples were taken to culture from inner tube and outer tube of a endoscope. Two samples did not meet the standards of high-level disinfection procedures. After the infection control team involving in investigation and analyzing these results, we improved the clean procedure and added a drying equipment in endoscopic cabinet. The incident was terminated. Conclusions: The incident unveiled the clean and disinfection procedure should be implemented for the safety and quality of
more » ... copy. The concentration of detergents should be detected. We also considered the training for new staff. It should include endoscopic clean and disinfection, storage location, and space clean level maintenance.
doi:10.1016/j.jmii.2015.02.627 fatcat:o7zknv2vyjdkfa4tq7sjonayvm