Latest posts by Lawrence F Muscarella PhD (see all)
- Rare Salmonella Strain Sickens 14 Patients at Detroit’s Henry Ford Hospital - October 2, 2015
- “Infectious diseases linked to cross-contamination of flexible endoscopes”: A 2015 Report - September 29, 2015
- “UPMC says mold cases fall within norm” | Pittsburgh Tribune Review - September 24, 2015
This article discusses the evolution of the labeling of a medical device — namely, of the “Instructions for Use” of Cidex OPA, which is used to high-level disinfection semi-critical devices, including gastrointestinal endoscopes.
For the reader’s convenience, this article is divided into 3 parts. The first and second parts are featured below.
The third part of this discussion, which provides guidance for the save and proper use of Cidex OPA, is provided in another of Dr. Muscarella’s article entitled “Recommendations for the Safe and Effective Use of ortho-phthalaldehyde“: click here to read it.