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It is anticipated that there will be at least 8 clinic study days. A single measurement at days post intervention which is then compared with baseline Query!

Infection 0 0 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.

Ethics committee name [1] 0. Type of endpoint s. Bay of Plenty Query! Timepoint [1] 0. Primary outcome [1] 0. Timepoint [4] 0.

Can healthy volunteers participate? Timepoint [3] 0. Participants requiring a flexible cystoscope and who provide written informed consent will be eligible to participate. This is diluted in five litres of water. A single measurement at days post intervention Query! Date submitted for ethics approval [1] 0.


Secondary ID [1] 0. Randomised controlled trial Query! These will be rated by the nurses using the disinfection equipment on each study day Query! Opz code [1] 0.

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When all the available spaces for a clinic day are filled, the randomised high level disinfectant i. Ethics committee address [1] 0. Cisex sponsor category [1] 0. Other inclusion cidsx are a negative MSU at baseline, no symptoms of urinary tract infection UTI on the day of investigation, no specific indication for parenteral antibiotic prophylaxis e.

Ethics approval number [1] 0. During this time no submissions or updates will be processed. Health condition s or problem s studied:.

Methods used to generate the sequence in which subjects will be randomised sequence generation. Therefore the use of Tristel is expected to pose a very low risk to patients, surgeons and nurses. 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 cjdex with Cidex OPA ortho- phthaldehyde Query! Procedure didex enrolling a subject and allocating the treatment allocation concealment procedures.


Samples of the washings and brushings are inoculated onto each of Blood Agar and MacConkey Agar and incubated aerobically. Tristel Solutions Ltd Query! Country [1] 0. Exclusion criteria include the requirement of a biopsy during the procedure.

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Other infectious diseases Query! It is not possible to blind the people conducting the disinfection since the two products are different in appearance and procedures required. Secondary outcome [4] 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. Secondary outcome [2] 0.