Intended Use: CIDEX® OPA Solution is a high level disinfectant for reprocessing heat sensitive reusable semi-critical medical devices, for which sterilization is. Cidex 14 day use, a % alkaline glutaraldehyde solution, destroys % of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in 45 minutes at 25 degrees Celsius. Cidex OPA®. J Hosp Infect. Jul;54(3) An evaluation of Cidex OPA (% ortho- phthalaldehyde) as an alternative to 2% glutaraldehyde for high-level.

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Therefore the use of Tristel is expected to pose a very low risk to patients, surgeons and nurses.

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Secondary outcome [2] 0. The flexible cystoscope is then immersed in this solution for five minutes and then rinsed thoroughly. Cost effectiveness will be analysed from data from all participants in the trial Query! These costs will include a per-procedure estimate of machine and tray cost, all disposables, irrigation fluids, nursing time and any scope damage caused by the disinfecting agents.

Before participating in a study, talk to your health care provider and refer to this information for consumers. Xidex will be rated by the nurses using the disinfection equipment on each study day Query! Other inclusion criteria are a negative Cidrx at baseline, no symptoms of urinary tract infection UTI on opq day of investigation, no specific indication for parenteral antibiotic prophylaxis e.

A randomised single-blind comparison of the rate of urinary tract infections in participants undergoing flexible cystoscopy when the flexible cystoscope is disinfected with Tristel Fusion chlorine dioxide compared with Cidex OPA ortho- phthaldehyde Query! Cidex OPA ortho-Phthalaldehyde; 1,2 — benzenedicarboxaldehyde has been widely used for high level disinfection but may elicit an allergic reaction in workers if protective equipment is not used and the vapours produced may be an irritant to the respiratory tract and eyes Cidex OPA Directions for Use; Procedure for enrolling a subject and allocating the treatment allocation concealment procedures.


Have study results been published in a peer-reviewed journal? A randomised single-blind comparison of the effectiveness of the high-level disinfectants Tristel Fusion chlorine dioxide and Cidex OPA ortho-phthaldehyde for use with flexible cystoscopes Query!

Exclusion criteria include the requirement of a biopsy during the procedure. Timepoint [4] 0. It is not possible to blind the people conducting the disinfection since the two products are oppa in appearance and procedures required. Country [1] 0. Randomised controlled trial Query! Secondary fidex [1] 0. Other infectious diseases Query!

Tristel Solutions Limited UK produces a range of high level disinfectant products which use chlorine dioxide chemistry and the products have also been used as a disinfectant for a wide variety of instruments and cdiex without safety issues Tristel data on file.

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators.

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Timepoint [3] 0. Ethics approval number [1] 0. Address [1] 0.

The randomisation process will be constructed by the independent statistician to ensure there are equivalent numbers of Tristel Fusion and Cidex OPA study days. Blinded masking used Opw While each individual participant is not randomly allocated to disinfectant type with this approach, it has the advantage that each participant is allocated to the next available cystoscopy clinic.

Tristel Solutions Ops Query! The flexible ctstoscope in placed in the Medivator and the cleaning cycle initiated. Purpose of the study.

Bay of Plenty Query! Name [1] 0. Ckdex committee address [1] 0. Contact person for public queries. Simple randomisation by using a randomization table created by a computer software i. Secondary outcome [3] 0. Effectiveness of high level disinfectants for flexible cystoscopes 0 Query! Results — plain English summary. The Primary Endpoint is the rate of acquired urinary tract infections as determined by a mid-stream urine test MSU days post intervention in the participants undergoing flexible cystoscopy when the cystoscope is disinfected with Tristel Fusion compared with Cidex OPA.


Approval date [1] 0. Secondary ID [1] 0. Date of last data collection.

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Samples of the washings and brushings are inoculated onto each of Blood Agar and MacConkey Agar and incubated aerobically. This is diluted in five litres of water.

Methods used to generate the sequence in which subjects will be randomised sequence generation. The cycle consists of a 10 minute soaking and soak rinse phase in Cidex OPA, a rinse 1 phase for 7 minutes in potable water, a rinse 2 phase for 6 minutes in potable water, a 30 second alcohol rinse and then a three minute air purge to dry the instrument.

Can healthy volunteers participate? Health condition s or problem s studied:. Secondary outcome [4] 0. In this way, investigators allocating participants to a cystoscopy clinic study day do not know which disinfectant will be used on that day. Primary outcome [1] 0. Type of endpoint s. Both males and females Query!

Ethics committee country [1] 0. A single measurement at days post intervention Query!