Increase in catheter insertion-site infections associated to the introduction of a substandard competitive antiseptic.


The introduction of low-cost competitive antiseptic products may offer savings, but, unfortunately, their quality control is poor in many developing countries. The use of a new brand of idopovidone solution, used routinely for catheter insertion-site cleaning, was associated with a 55% increase in catheter insertion-site infection per 100 active catheters… (More)


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