Brief Article
Copyright ©2012 Baishideng Publishing Group Co.
World J Gastroenterol. Apr 14, 2012; 18(14): 1660-1663
Published online Apr 14, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i14.1660
Table 1 Rate of positive swab culture from the automated endoscope reprocessor after gastroscope and colonoscope reprocessing n (%)
CategoryAERP value
Gastroscope (n = 300)6 (2.0)NS
Colonoscope (n = 120)1 (0.8)NS
Total (n = 420)7 (1.7)NS
Table 2 Organisms from swab culture of automated endoscope reprocessor after a full cycle of reprocessing with high-level disinfection
GNGN Bacteria1213
Moraxella osloensis1-1
Yeast-like organisms2-2
Candida glabrata1-1
Total positive culture617