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Disinfection of Cystoscopes by Subatmospheric Steam and Steam and Formaldehyde at 80°C

Br Med J 1971; 3 doi: (Published 18 September 1971) Cite this as: Br Med J 1971;3:677
  1. V. G. Alder,
  2. J. C. Gingell,
  3. J. P. Mitchell


    A new method of disinfection adapted for endoscopic instruments uses low temperature steam at 80°C or steam and formaldehyde at 80°C. The process has considerable advantages over existing methods and more closely approaches the ideal requirements.