Single-Use Vials: Safety, Cost and Availability

Using contrast in the manner in which the product and packaging are intended is critical to safe patient care. This article describes a major outbreak of staph infection following the administration of contrast to multiple patients from a single vial. Pre-drawing contrast in anticipation of the day’s exams also increases the risk of contamination.

Posted on August 7, 2012, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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