APIC presentation: Continuous passive disinfection of intravenous (IV) luer access valves to prevent contamination


Intravenous products: Newswire report “A disinfection cap used in IV therapy was the subject of an award-winning, multi-site study at a four-hospital, Chicago-area hospital system. The study, titled Continuous Passive Disinfection of Luer Access Valves to Prevent Contamination, was reported in an oral presentation at the recent annual conference of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC).

The presenter and lead study author was Marc-Oliver Wright, MT (ASCP), MS, CIC, Corporate Director of Infection Control for NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore), headquartered in Evanston, Ill. As a result of our findings, our organization chose to adopt the disinfection cap as part of our standard operating procedure for the prevention of CLABSIs, Wright said.”

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