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September 1, 2015

Daily chlorhexidine bathing reduces rate of drug-resistant A. baumanni

Daily chlorhexidine bathing reduces rate of drug-resistant A. baumannii

Daily bathing of ICU patients using washcloths treated with chlorhexidine significantly reduced carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii acquisition and the amount of the pathogen present in the environment, according to recent research published in the American Journal of Infection Control.

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