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BIOPATCH® Protective Disk with CHG
Based on in vitro studies, BIOPATCH Disk provides CHG (Chlorhexidine Gluconate), which inhibits bacterial growth under the sponge dressing during a 7-day period.¹,²
Instructions for Use are found in the information that accompanied the product packaging.
Features & Benefits
There are several places where the pathogens associated with Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infections (CRBSIs) originate.¹
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1. Shapiro JM, Bond EL, Garman JK. Use of a chlorhexidine dressing to reduce microbial colonization of epidural catheters. Anesthesiology. 1990;73:625-631.
2. Westergom C. Ex vivo comparative analysis of chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) coverage on porcine skin. 2008. Ethicon, Inc.
3. Zingg W, Pittet D. Peripheral venous catheters: an under-evaluated problem. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2009;34 Suppl4:S38-42.
For complete indications, contraindications, warnings, precautions, and adverse reactions, please reference full package insert.