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Table 3 Summary of Patient-used endoscopes; compliance with cleaning benchmarks after ECR cleaning cycle

From: EVOTECH® endoscope cleaner and reprocessor (ECR) simulated-use and clinical-use evaluation of cleaning efficacy

  Number of sites compliant with cleaning benchmark (All scope types combined)*
  Hemoglobin Protein Bioburden
  (< 1.8 μg/cm2) (< 6.4 μg/cm2) (< 4 Log10/cm2)
S1 53/53 (100%) 52/53 (98%) 55/55 (100%)
S2 55/55 (100%) 52/55 (95%) 55/55 (100%)
All Surfaces, All benchmarks: 322/326 (98.8%)
L1 54/54 (100%) 54/54 (100%) 54/54 (100%)
L2 45/45 (100%) 45/45 (100%) 45/45 (100%)
L3 15/15 (100%) 15/15 (100%) 15/15 (100%)
L4 15/15 (100%) 15/15 (100%) 14/15 (93%)
All Lumens, All benchmarks: 386/387 (99.7%)
  1. * Note: there were two S1 samples that were not collected from one colonoscope and from one duodenoscope and one L1 sample that were accidentally lost during processing and was not available for analysis so the demoninator value is 53 or 54 instead of 55.