A rational approach to the disinfection of the ultrasound probe body, handle and cable


Category
Clinical Bulletins
Published
10 May 2021

Critical Summary

  • Different ultrasound probe areas present varying degrees of infection risk.
  • The microbiological bioburden associated with each of these areas on the ultrasound probes may present different levels of risk to patients.
  • The Spaulding Classification may be applied to determine decontamination requirements.
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