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SOP for Cleaning for Microbiological Laboratory Other than Clean Area


Standard operating procedure to clean the microbiology laboratory other than clean area.

1.0  Objective

       To lay down procedure for systematic cleaning of entire Microbiology Laboratory.

2.0  SCOPE

       This procedure is applicable to carry out daily cleaning in the Microbiology testing laboratory area other than clean area.

3.0  Responsibility

3.1  Doing      : Housekeeping personnel
3.2  Checking : Executive/Manager    

4.0  Accountability

       Head of the Department

5.0  Procedure

5.1  SCHEDULE

A.  Floor, Wall & Platforms Area Morning : Use 0.1% solution of teepol or Mocidet M300  After noon : as below

Sr. No.     Day                Disinfectant is used                                                    
01             Monday          2.5% Dettol
02             Tuesday          10% Solution of Aldekol-H
03             Wednesday     1% Solution of (Chlorehexidine, Gluconate 7.5%v/v+Cetrimide 15.0%w/v) (Use Hexcita brand)
04             Thursday         2.5% Dettol
05             Friday             10% Solution of Aldekol-H
06             Saturday         1% Solution of (chlorehexidine, Gluconate 7.5%v/v+Cetrimide 15.0%w/v) (Use Hexcita brand)
For Sunday working use 0.1% solution of cleaning agent (Teepol or Macidet M300 brand)

B.  Racks of  Incubators & other areas

Weekly: with 70% Isopropyl alcohol

C.  Glass, Doors & Window Frames

Weekly: 1. With colin solution 2. With 70% isopropyl alcohol

D.  Ceiling 

Weekly: with 70% Isopropyl alcohol

E.  Drawers under working tables

Once in a month with dry cotton cloth

F.  Switches, furniture : 

Once in a month with dry cotton cloth. 
5.1  Prepare required quantity of cleaning solution using distilled water as per schedule mentioned in as above.
5.2  Clean the entire microbiology department using following equipment
1.Floor mops 2. Cloths & Sponge (non fibre shedding) 3. Ceiling mop (non particles shedding)
5.3  Following areas are to be cleaned.
1.  Chemical testing room
2.  Washing room
3.  Media destruction room
4.  Walk in incubators : 30°-35°C and 20°-25°C
5.  Media preparation room
6.  Office room
7.  Lobby
8.  Hot area
9.  Store
5.4  Follow the frequency of cleaning as per annexure.
5.5  At the end of shift drain the excess solution of cleaning agent in the drain line wash and dry the empty containers.
5.6  Mop the glasses with the help of glass wipers.
5.7  Record  into cleaning record of the microbiology laboratory cleaning as per annexure.

Related: Microbial Resistance against Disinfectants

6.0  ABBREVIATIONS

       LAF  = Laminar Air Flow
       0C     = Degree centigrade
       %      = Percentage

ANNEXURE
CLEANING RECORD OF MICROBIOLOGICAL LABORATORY
MICROBIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS ROOM
SUNDAY
DATE:
 MONDAY
 DATE:
TUESDAY
 DATE:
WEDNESDAY
DATE:
THURSDAY
DATE:
FRIDAY
DATE:
SATURDAY
DATE:
2.   (ONCE IN A WEEK)
a.   RACKS IN WALKING INCUBATOR & other areas







 b. Glass ,doors & window frames of microbiological dept                                        







 c. Ceiling







3.   (ONCE IN A MONTH)
a.    DRAWER UNDER WORKING TABLES







b.  Switches, Furniture







        DONE BY







       SIGN OF MICROBIOLOGIST








ANNEXURE
CLEANING RECORD OF MICROBIOLOGICAL LABORATORY
MICROBIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS ROOM
SUNDAY
DATE:
MONDAY
 DATE:
TUESDAY
 DATE:
WEDNESDAY
DATE:
THURSDAY
DATE:
FRIDAY
DATE:
SATURDAY
DATE:
1.  Two times in a day (Floor/Wall/Platform)







a.  Chemical testing room







  Morning :







  Afternoon :







b.  Washing room                               







  Morning :







  Afternoon :







c.  Media destruction room       







  Morning :







  Afternoon :  







d.  Incubator (20°C-25°C) & (30°C-35°C)







  Morning :







  Afternoon :







e.  Media preparation room 







  Morning :







  Afternoon:







f.  Office room







  Morning :







  Afternoon :







g.  Lobby







  Morning :







  Afternoon :







h.  Store room     







  Morning :







  Afternoon :







i.  Hot area                                          







  Morning :







  Afternoo :







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