Avoid Hospital Acquired Infections with Safe Blood Collection SetsIn diagnosing and treating different kinds of diseases, one of the primary procedures is blood collection which is a routine process in labs and hospitals. Even though the process looks simple, it can pave the way for spreading diseases or infections if not properly performed. This shows the significance of using safe blood collection sets and at the same time giving adequate training to the staff to avoid hospital acquired infections. Hospitals and laboratories should take this as an important concern and use quality instruments to perform various diagnostic tests.

Many cases have been reported about people facing unnecessary health complications owing to mishandled blood collection. Understanding the need for safety for both the patient and clinician, reliable manufacturers are offering innovative blood collection sets designed to avoid needle point injury. Safe blood collection can help prevent the spread of diseases such as hepatitis-C and life endangering HIV. Greiner Winged Safety Blood Collection Sets are highly recommended for lab professionals considering its safety-rich features and usage convenience.

This VACUETTE® safety blood collection set from Greiner Bio One features a winged needle equipped with safety shield. This gets activated at the right time when the needle is withdrawn from the patient’s vein. The Luer adapter end of these blood collection sets ensure safety prior to connecting to the holder. Greiner Bio One is widely accepted as a reliable option in hospitals and labs with its wide range of safe blood collection accessories including OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) compliant blood culture holders, disposable tourniquets and needle blood transfer units.

At present, when blood tests have an increased significance in making diagnostic decisions, caregivers must surely give special importance to using quality blood collection equipment and accessories and thereby ensure that hospital acquired infections are kept low.