Chlorhexidine Gluconate

PDI introduces new swab

PDI introduces new swab

PDI has debuted the Prevantics® Device Swab, a chlorhexidine gluconate/alcohol solution that has received market authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for disinfecting needleless access sites prior to use on ports and hubs.

Daily use of antimicrobial wipes cuts nursing facility MRSA transmission rates, investigators find

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Daily use of antimicrobial wipes combined with standard bathing helped one Canadian nursing facility cut its methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus transmission rate by 82% over 33 months, a team of epidemiologists found.

Antiseptic-laced washcloths better than soap and water at preventing healthcare-associated illnesses, researchers say

The use of washcloths infused with a of 2% chlorhexidine gluconate (CGH) solution lowers the risk for getting a healthcare-related infection from methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE) by 64%, according to a new study.