Cytotoxic drug contamination on the outside of vials delivered to a hospital pharmacy.

@article{Mason2003CytotoxicDC,
  title={Cytotoxic drug contamination on the outside of vials delivered to a hospital pharmacy.},
  author={Howard J. Mason and Jackie Morton and Sarah Garfitt and Safia Iqbal and Kate Jones},
  journal={The Annals of occupational hygiene},
  year={2003},
  volume={47 8},
  pages={681-5}
}
We recently carried out a study of two UK hospital pharmacy units preparing cytotoxic drugs using isolators that showed low level contamination on floor surfaces and disposable gloves worn by staff. It has been suggested that this level of contamination may be related to some level of contamination on the drug vials as delivered from manufacturers rather than leakage from the isolators. We have investigated the level of cytotoxic drug contamination on the external surfaces of the drug vials as… CONTINUE READING

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