The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has received an increased number of reports of acute hepatitis C virus (HCV) among patients undergoing hemodialysis. As your partner for delivering safe, accurate renal care, the Henry Schein Dialysis Division offers products and recommendations to prevent infections such as HCV in your patients, including:
Standardize your prep with ChloraPrep skin antiseptic. The entire line of ChloraPrep products is indicated for patient pre-operative skin preparation.
Prevent the spread of HAIs with the first and only 3.15% CHG/70% IPA formulation with up to 7 days of continued antimicrobial activity. (Swabstick and Maxi Swabstick only.)
Visit the CDC website to learn more about the CDC advisory.
The CDC offers a wide range of infection prevention tools, including the following core interventions that have been proven to reduce dialysis bloodstream infections. Apply these interventions when using the Audit Tools and Checklists.