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Tape and Its

Risk of Infection

Literature Review

The Science: Testimonials

"Forty-two publications reported relevant microbiological studies, case reports of infections, and/or nosocomial outbreaks. Results demonstrated that tape rolls handled with questionable practices can harbor pathogens. Some studies showed the association between contaminated tape and HAIs, which in some cases even led to death."

Infection prevention practices and the use of medical tapes.

Bernatchez S, Schommer K.

American Journal of Infection Control. 2021; 49(9):1177-1182.

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