Intended Use: CIDEX® OPA Solution is a high level disinfectant for reprocessing heat sensitive reusable semi-critical medical devices, for which sterilization is. Cidex 14 day use, a % alkaline glutaraldehyde solution, destroys % of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in 45 minutes at 25 degrees Celsius. Cidex OPA®. J Hosp Infect. Jul;54(3) An evaluation of Cidex OPA (% ortho- phthalaldehyde) as an alternative to 2% glutaraldehyde for high-level.

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Tristel Solutions Limited UK produces a range of high level disinfectant products which use chlorine dioxide chemistry and the products have also been used as a disinfectant for a wide variety of instruments and surfaces without safety issues Tristel data on file.

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Samples of the washings and brushings are inoculated onto each of Blood Agar and MacConkey Agar and incubated aerobically. The flexible cystoscope is then immersed in this solution for five minutes and then rinsed thoroughly.

Date cifex for ethics approval [1] 0. Date of last data collection. Methods used to generate the sequence in which subjects will be randomised sequence generation. A randomised single-blind comparison of the effectiveness of the high-level disinfectants Tristel Fusion chlorine dioxide and Cidex OPA ortho-phthaldehyde for use with flexible cystoscopes Query!


The cycle consists of a 10 minute soaking and soak rinse phase in Cidex OPA, a rinse 1 phase for 7 minutes in potable water, a cidx 2 phase for 6 minutes in potable water, a 30 second alcohol rinse and then a three minute air purge to dry the instrument. Results — plain English summary. Health condition s or problem s studied:. Therefore the use of Tristel is expected to pose a very low risk to patients, surgeons and nurses. Secondary outcome [1] 0. Address [1] 0.

Cost-effectiveness of the 2 disinfectants will be assessed: Tristel Solutions Ltd Query! Have study results been published in a peer-reviewed journal? Infection 0 0 Query!

Before participating in a study, talk to your health care provider and refer to this information for consumers. Cost effectiveness will be analysed from data from all participants in the trial Query! Name [1] 0. Both males and females Query! While each individual participant is not randomly allocated to disinfectant type with this approach, it has the advantage that each participant is allocated to the next available cystoscopy clinic. This is diluted in five litres of water. Exclusion criteria include the requirement of a biopsy during the procedure.

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Date of last participant enrolment. Ethics committee name [1] 0. It is not possible to blind the people conducting the disinfection since the two products are different opaa appearance and procedures required.

It is anticipated that there will be at least 8 clinic study days. Ethics approval number [1] 0. Procedure for enrolling a subject and allocating the treatment allocation concealment procedures.

Simple randomisation by using a randomization table created by a computer software i. During this time no submissions or updates will be processed. Effectiveness of high level disinfectants for cicex cystoscopes 0 Query! Cidex OPA ortho-Phthalaldehyde; 1,2 cidx benzenedicarboxaldehyde has been widely used for high level disinfection but may elicit an allergic reaction in workers if protective equipment is not used and the vapours produced may be an irritant to the respiratory tract and eyes Cidex OPA Directions for Use; Cidex OPA is a solution containing ortho-phthaldehyde which is used in conjunction with a Medivator specialised cleaning machine.

Other infectious diseases Query! A single measurement at days post intervention Query! Secondary ID [1] 0.