In Vitro Formation of Biofilms on Lopez Enteral Feeding Valves

Solseng, Tracy; Vinson, Heather; Gibbs, Penelope; Greenwald, Beverly
February 2008
Critical Care Nurse;Feb2008, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p37
Academic Journal
The article provides an overview of a research study on the efficacy of using bacterial biofilm on Lopez enteral feeding valves. It offers information on the functions and features of Lopez enteral feeding valve and biofilms. It also explains the purpose of the study and the methods used. The implications of using biofilms on Lopez enteral feeding valves for critical care nursing research and practice are discussed.


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