Transducer and System Care

Cleaning, Disinfecting, and Sterilizing Non-TEE Transducers

The following topics explain how to clean, disinfect, and sterilize non-TEE transducers. To determine the appropriate care method for your transducer, see Choosing the Correct Transducer Care Method.


For TEE transducer care instructions, see Cleaning, Disinfecting, and Sterilizing TEE Transducers.


All transducers must be cleaned after each use. Cleaning the transducer is an essential step before effective disinfection or sterilization.

The following figure identifies the components of non-TEE transducers.


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