Surgical Instrument Cleaning
Proper disinfection and sterilization of surgical instruments are paramount to prevent the transmission of infectious pathogens and ensure patient safety. Among the various methods available, pretreatment with an enzymatic-soak solution/detergent has emerged as a rapid and effective solution for breaking down and removing compound materials.
Importance of Proper Instrument Cleaning:
Surgical instruments come into direct contact with patients' tissues and bodily fluids during procedures, making them susceptible to contamination. Residual organic and inorganic material, such as blood, tissue debris, and biofilm, can harbour pathogens and compromise the sterilization process. Thorough cleaning before disinfection and sterilization is crucial to eliminate these contaminants and minimize the risk of infections.
Understanding Enzymatic-Soak Solutions:
Enzymatic-soak solutions are specially formulated cleaning agents that contain a blend of enzymes capable of breaking down various organic and inorganic compounds. These solutions work by targeting specific types of biomaterials, such as proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, and nucleic acids, which are commonly found on surgical instruments.
We offer 4-different types of enzymes used for Surgical Instrument Cleaning: