Bactiguard donates infection prevention to China
Their catheters for infection prevention protect patients against the bacterial infections that often come as a complication of viral infections
March 05, 2020
In the fight against the Corona virus, Bactiguard has donated products for infection prevention to Chinese hospitals, at a market value of over 2 million SEK.
"To help fight the new corona virus (covid-19) and protect the most severely ill patients, we will donate products from Bactiguard's and Vigilenz's combined product portfolios to China", says Stefan Grass, Chief Medical Officer and Deputy CEO.
"Hydrocyn aqua is a water-based product that kills bacteria, fungi and virus within seconds without damaging or irritating the body. In the past, it has proven to have a powerful effect on earlier versions of the Corona virus and can thus be very useful for prevention of both the general public and healthcare professionals. Further, our catheters for infection prevention protect patients against the bacterial infections that often come as a complication of viral infections," continues Stefan Grass.
HYDROCYN aqua® is a pH-neutral and water-based product that, unlike alcohol and chlorhexidine, isn't toxic or harmful to the body. The active substance is hypochlorous acid (HOCl) which kills bacteria, fungi and virus within seconds. HYDROCYN aqua® is included in Bactiguard's portfolio of products following the acquisition of Vigilenz and it is documented that the product kills 99.9% of previous
March 05, 2020