Needleless connector drying time—how long does it take?

@article{Slater2018NeedlelessCD,
  title={Needleless connector drying time—how long does it take?},
  author={Karen Slater and Fiona Fullerton and Marie Cooke and Simone Snell and Claire M. Rickard},
  journal={AJIC (American Journal of Infection Control)},
  year={2018},
  volume={46},
  pages={1080–1081}
}

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