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3. Probe Decontamination


A helpful reminder on probe decontamination and some useful links. 






Five steps to decontamination:  

  1. Remove transducer cover, gel / visible soiled material from transducer.  
  2. Visually inspect the transducer, cable, and machine. Report any signs of damage and remove affected piece of equipment.  

  3. Determine the level of decontamination required and refer to the manufacturer’s guidance on cleaning products or devices which can be used.  

  4. Follow decontamination process  

  5. Record actions where required.  

Full Guidance can be read from link below: 


Full guidance on decontamination 


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