FDA adds Olympus to list of scope manufacturers with AER testing validation

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) added the Olympus America OER-Pro model TJF-Q180 to the list of automated endoscope reprocessor (AER) manufacturers/models with completed validation testing that FDA has found “adequate.” Testing is still in process for the Olympus open elevator channel duodenoscope, the TJF-160VF model. Read about the FDA evaluation of AERs.