Matrix Biofilm Remover

Matrix- Biofilm removal detergent to replace enzymatic detergent

        

 

MATRIX

  • The first documented and proven solution to the complex problem of validated cleaning of modern medical devices
  • To fully replace existing enzymatic detergents- it works more than just removal of biological soiling but additionally, accumulated biofilm on the medical devices along the time
  • Formulated to effectively clean medical devices in both normal and worst case applications.
  • Rapidly solubilise blood, proteins, body tissue, carbohydrates, lipids and mucopolysaccharides.

Application and Intended Usage

The patented formulation of MATRIX® is specifically intended for

  • Endoscopes (rigid and flexible)
  • Ultrasound probes
  • Complex medical devices and all other medical instruments

Direction of Use

  • Manual Cleansing
  • Automated Endoscopic Preprocessors
  • Ultrasonic Use

Pack sizes Available

  • 1L Bottle
  • 5L Bucket

 

List of scientific publications on Matrix and Biofilms

  • ‘Biofilms and their importance in infection control.’ Whiteley RK, Pajkos A and Vickery K. J Gast Enterological Nurses College Aust 2001;11(3):18-22.
  • ‘Biofilms that impact on human health.’ Whiteley RK, Pajkos A and Vickery K. Pharm Practice Res 2002;32(2):153-158.
  • ‘Removal of biofilm from endoscopes: Evaluation of detergent efficiency.’ Vickery K, Pajkos A and Cossart Y. Am J Infect Control 2004;32(3): 170-176.
  • ‘Is biofilm accumulation on endoscope tubing a contributor to the failure of cleaning and decontamination?’ Pajkos A, Vickery K, Cossart Y. J Hosp Infect. 2004 Nov;58(3):224-9. PubMed PMID: 15501338.
  • ‘The effect of multiple cycles of contamination, detergent washing, and disinfection on the development of biofilm in endoscope tubing.’ Vickery K, Ngo QD, Zou J, Cossart YE. AJIC. 2009 Aug;37(6):470-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2008.09.016. Epub 2009 Jan 19. PubMed PMID: 19155094.
  • ‘Biofilm in Duodenoscope: hospital infection by pan-resitant aeruginosa pseudomonas related to Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP).’ S.Muller, I. Maguilnilk, L. Konkewicz, A. Barth, R. Kuchenbecker. J.GENCA, 01 January 2010, vol./is. 20/1(13-14), 1444027X.
  • ‘A study of the efficacy of bacterial biofilm cleanout for gastrointestinal endoscopes.’ Ying Fang, Zhe Shen, Lan Li, Yong Cao, Li-Ying Gu, Qing Gu, Xiao-Qi Zhong, Chao-Hui Yu, You-Ming Li World J Gastroenterol. 2010 February 28; 16(8): 1019–1024.
  • ‘Evaluation of detergents and contact time on biofilm removal from flexible endoscopes.’ Wei Ren MD, Xiaoyan Sheng, Xi Huang, Fachao Zhi, Wenzhi Cai. AJIC: American Journal of Infection Control Volume 41, Issue 9 , Pages e89-e92, September 2013.

 

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