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Endoscope being prepared for sterilisation (cleaning). The endoscope has been loaded into a tray that will be immersed in a disinfectant solution for several minutes, then rinsed several times with purified water. This procedure is vital to prevent cross-contamination between patients, and must be carried out in between each use of the endoscope.
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