Professional Disposables International (Orangeburg, NY) recently received FDA approval for Chlorascrub, a new chlorhexidine gluconate?based product. Chlorascrub features 3.15% chlorhexidine gluconate and 70% isopropyl alcohol in premoistened swab, swab-stick, and maxi-swab-stick delivery systems. The product may be used for a variety of antiseptic skin-preparation needs, such as for peripheral intravenous infusions, blood cultures, and minor surgical procedures. The swabs will be available in boxes of 100, the swab sticks in boxes of 50, and the maxi swab sticks in boxes of 30. For more information, visit www.pdipdi.com, or call 888-437-6704.
In Seniors: Consider CMV Serostatus
When Recommending Flu Vaccine
Older people who have cytomegalovirus seem to have less robust responses to the trivalent influenza vaccine than those who do not have CMV.
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