Duodenoscope Surveillance Sampling & Culturing
Reducing the risks of Infection

The following interim documents:

  • Interim Protocol for Healthcare Facilities Regarding Surveillance for Bacterial Contamination of Duodenoscopes after Reprocessing
  • Interim Sampling Method for the Duodenoscope – Distal End and Instrument Channel
  • Interim Culture Method for the Duodenoscope – Distal End and Instrument Channel
  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on the Interim Duodenoscope Surveillance Protocol

Have been superseded by:

Duodenoscope Surveillance Sampling & Culturing
Reducing the risks of Infection

Available at: https://www.fda.gov/downloads/MedicalDevices/ProductsandMedicalProcedures/ReprocessingofReusableMedicalDevices/UCM597949.pdfpdf iconexternal icon