World Gastroenterology Organisation

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WGO Practice Guideline

WGO Practice Guideline - Endoscope Disinfection

Endoscope Disinfection


This World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO) guideline on ‘Endoscope Disinfection’ is intended for use by health providers and professionals who are involved in the use, cleaning, and maintenance of endoscopes, and it aims to support national societies, official bodies, and individual endoscopy departments in developing local standards and protocols for reprocessing endoscopes.

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Review Team

  • Tony Speer (Chair, Australia)
  • Michelle Alfa (Canada)
  • Alistair Cowen (Australia)
  • Dianne Jones (Australia)
  • Karen Vickery (Australia)
  • Helen Griffiths (United Kingdom)
  • Douglas Nelson (USA)
  • Roque Sáenz (Chile)
  • Anton LeMair (Netherlands)

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