Cook Spectrum paediatric catheter
This article was originally published in Clinica
Cook has CE-marked for sale in Europe its minocycline and rifampin impregnated paediatric catheter, Spectrum. The Bloomington, Indiana firm said that its Spectrum catheters have been shown to be 12 times more likely to resist life-threatening catheter-related infections compared with chlorhexadine/silver sulfadiazine-coated catheters. The device has already been available in the US and in other countries outside Europe for a number of years.
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