Study on Bacterial Contamination of Amino Acid and Glucose Injection with Electrolytes and Three-way Stopcock in Peripheral Route

@inproceedings{Horikawa2008StudyOB,
  title={Study on Bacterial Contamination of Amino Acid and Glucose Injection with Electrolytes and Three-way Stopcock in Peripheral Route},
  author={Shunji Horikawa and Nobuko Tadasa and Koji Narui and Norihisa Noguchi and Masanori Sasatsu},
  year={2008}
}
Amino acid and glucose injection with electrolytes is widely used in clinical practice for supplying water,electrolytes,and nutrients to patients.However,poor hygiene management in the preparation of infusions will give rise to microbial contamination and the continuous administration of contaminated infusions will increase the risk of infection.We therefore inspected infusions and infusion lines (inside and outside of three-way stopcock,its connections and rubber stopper).Though no… CONTINUE READING

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