Authors: C. Diekmann, S. Krüger, I. Mock, L. Rohrbach, V. Schmidt, R. Thomann, M. Schreiner, Dr. J. Lenz
5. Disinfection of medical devices
The hygiene requirements governing medical device (MD) reprocessing are set out in the corresponding KRINKO/BfArM Recommendation  and, based on risk assessment, the MDs are assigned to one of the following groups:
The KRINKO/BfArM Recommendation advocates that ➜ PREFERENCE be given to automated cleaning and thermal disinfection.
This recommendation is Part 2 of Recommendation No. 97 by the Quality Task Group entitled Disinfection of surfaces and medical devices.
Download this recommendation here: AKQ_en_ZT_3_16