2016 ANCC National Magnet Conference®
Study showed 87% of rigid containers tested positive for bacterial contamination...
You may have thought you were protecting your patients by using rigid containers to sterilize your instruments. But a recent independent study showed – after terminal sterilization – 87% of rigid containers do not maintain sterility through transport and handling.1 To Learn more come by our Booth (#1103) at MAGNET® or Download this important study at: www.halyardhealth.com/patientsafety
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1 Out of 111 rigid containers tested, 14 (12.6%) had no bacterial ingress, 25 (22.5%) had ingress of 1-9 CFU, 52 (46.8%) had ingress of 10-99 CFU, and 20 (18.0%) had ingress >100 CFU. † Harry L. Shaffer MS, Delbert A. Harnish MS, and Brian K. Heimbuch MS contributed to/authored the above article at the time they had a financial consulting relationship with Halyard Health, Inc.; however, they were not compensated by Halyard Health, Inc. for their respective contributions/authorship of the article.
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