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Disinfection of Urinary Drainage Bag Ports: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Last updated: April 28, 2017
Project Number: RB1089-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of disinfecting urinary drainage bag ports for prevention of infection in patients with indwelling catheters?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the disinfection of urinary drainage bag ports?

Key Message

No relevant literature was identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of disinfecting the drainage port on urinary drainage bags for patients with indwelling catheters.