Current controversial issues in the decontamination process for urological endoscopes

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  • Hitoshi Yanaihara,

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    1. Department of Urology, Saitama Medical University, Saitama, Japan
    2. The drafting committee for Infection Control Guides in the Urological Field in Japan Committee, Recommendation Committee from the Japanese Society of Endourology, Japan
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  • Ryoichi Hamasuna,

    1. Department of Urology, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Fukuoka, Japan
    2. The drafting committee for Infection Control Guides in the Urological Field in Japan Committee, Japan
    3. Japanese Research Group of Urinary Tract Infections, Japan
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  • Satoshi Takahashi,

    1. Department of Urology, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    2. The drafting committee for Infection Control Guides in the Urological Field in Japan Committee, Japan
    3. Japanese Research Group of Urinary Tract Infections, Japan
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  • Shingo Yamamoto,

    1. Department of Urology, Hyogo College of Medicine, Hyogo, Japan
    2. The drafting committee for Infection Control Guides in the Urological Field in Japan Committee, Japan
    3. Japanese Research Group of Urinary Tract Infections, Japan
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  • Soichi Arakawa,

    1. Division of Integrated Medical Education, Department of Social/Community Medical and Health Science, Kobe University, Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
    2. The drafting committee for Infection Control Guides in the Urological Field in Japan Committee, Japan
    3. Japanese Research Group of Urinary Tract Infections, Japan
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  • Satoru Ishikawa,

    1. Ishikawa Clinic, Ibaraki, Japan
    2. The drafting committee for Infection Control Guides in the Urological Field in Japan Committee, Recommendation Committee from the Japanese Society of Endourology, Japan
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  • Tetsuro Matsumoto

    1. Department of Urology, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Fukuoka, Japan
    2. The drafting committee for Infection Control Guides in the Urological Field in Japan Committee, Japan
    3. Japanese Research Group of Urinary Tract Infections, Japan
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Hitoshi Yanaihara M.D., Department of Urology, Saitama Medical University, 38 Morohongo, Moroyama-Cho, Iruma, Saitama 350-0495, Japan. Email: yanaiha@saitama-med.ac.jp

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