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Ultrasound Probe Care & Maintenance*

* Note: These are just tips that doctors and sonographers have found useful in protecting and extending the life of their probe assets. For full care guidelines, refer to your owner's manual.

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Shipping
  • Use the right shipping box/case/foam
  • If unavailable, be sure lens and connector are protected and that the insertion tube is not tightly coiled
  • Use the right shipping box/case/foam
  • If available, be sure lens and connector are protected
  • Use the right shipping box/case/foam
  • If unavailable, be sure lens and connector are protected
  • Use the right shipping box/case/foam
  • If unavailable, be sure lens and connector are protected
  • Use the right shipping box/case/foam
  • If unavailable, be sure lens and connector are protected
Storage
  • Do not store in case
  • Clamp control housing and connector and let insertion tube freely hang down
  • Clean and dry before storage
  • Clean and dry before storage
  • Store in a case or box away from heat
  • Store in a case or box away from heat
  • Store in a case or box away from heat
  • Store in a case or box away from heat
Use
  • Use bite guard
  • Make sure probe is in good condition prior to use (see Probe Assessment)
  • Clean completely after use
  • Cover with the right protective great (e.g. condom) before insertion
  • Make sure probe is in good shape prior to use (see Probe Assessment)
  • Clean completely after use
  • Make sure probe is in good condition prior to use (see Probe Assessment)
  • Clean completely after use
  • Make sure probe is in good shape prior to use (see Probe Assessment)
  • Limit pressure on upper strain (causes CW noise)
  • Make sure probe is in good condition prior to use (see Probe Assessment)
  • Clean completely after use
Cleaning
  • Don't leave in cleaning solution for long periods
  • If bending neck rubber is cut or insertion tube is badly worn, don't submerge (should be repaired)
  • Don't leave in cleaning solution for long periods
  • Place gently into the cleaning container
  • If a crack or lens tear don't submerge (should be repaired)
  • Use SonoWipe or other wipe down disinfectant
  • If a crack or lens tear don't submerge (should be repaired prior to use)
  • Use SonoWipe or other wipe down disinfectant
  • If a crack or lens tear don't submerge (should be repaired prior to use)
  • Use SonoWipe or other wipe down disinfectant
  • If a crack or lens tear don't submerge (should be repaired prior to use)