Disposable access port disinfection device

Curos Port Protector is a disposable, passive disinfection device for patients with long-term catheters or receiving intravenous treatment. Studies have shown it reduces Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSI) and Catheter Related Bloodstream Infections (CRBSI) in hospitals. Its effectiveness was tested in vitro against Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Candida glabrata. CLABSI is a serious, preventable infection contracted while in health care facilities. A recent study found that implementation of a disinfectant cap would reduce rates of CLABSI, lower costs and shorten hospital stays. Use of a disinfectant cap was associated with an estimated saving of almost

Supplier: Vygon SA

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