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December 21, 2017

Prevention of Intraluminal Contamination of Intravascular Catheters

Needleless connectors have been used in US healthcare facilities for well over a decade & continue to be recognized portals of entry for microbial contamination that can lead to CLABSIs. Adoption of CHG/alcohol for needleless connector disinfection may well be key to reducing this rate of infection further.