Bacterial Contamination of Single- and Multiple-Dose Vials after Multiple Use and Intravenous Admixtures in Three Different Hospitals in Iran

@inproceedings{Khalili2013BacterialC,
  title={ Bacterial Contamination of Single- and Multiple-Dose Vials after Multiple Use and Intravenous Admixtures in Three Different Hospitals in Iran},
  author={Hossein AkhondiLeila Khalili and Mehdi Sheikhbabayi and Nasser Samadi and Hossein Jamalifar and Dina Dalili and Nasrin Samadi},
  booktitle={Iranian journal of pharmaceutical research : IJPR},
  year={2013}
}
There is possibility of microbial contamination of any single-dose vials (SDVs), multiple-dose vials (MDVs) and admixtures (ADXs) during the preparation and injection to the patients that could be resulted in bloodstream infection. The goal of this study was to investigate the microbial contamination of MDVs and SDVs after multiple use and ADXs prepared by nursing staff in the treatment room versus those prepared by the hospital pharmacist in the clean room. The sterility of 43 opened MDVs and… CONTINUE READING

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