Microbiology: The Meaning of Contamination

What do you know about contamination?

Ensuring the quality and safety of endoscopy procedures requires a comprehensive understanding of the meaning of contamination risks. It is crucial to understand that the presence of microorganisms on or in an endoscope channel alone does not guarantee an infection will occur.

Learn more about important key terminology associated to contamination, potential routes of infection and the differences between exogenous vs. endogenous infections.