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* Incidence Rate Reduction = 0.59, 95% CI = 0.45–0.77, p < 0.001; per 1,000 catheter-days.
† Compared to traditional needle-free connector disinfection.
‡ Per year, based on an 8-hour day; compared to traditional needle-free connector disinfection; based on a cost per CRBSI of $45,000.
§ Demonstrated reduction on the most common causative agents of CRBSI including Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Escherichia coli, Candida glabrata and Candida albicans
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