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3: Sterile Working in Ultrasonography: The Use of Dedicated Ultrasound Covers and Sterile Ultrasound Gel, Peter Marhofer, Department of Anesthesia, Intensive Care Medicine and Pain Therapy, Medical University of Austria and Gerhard Fritsch, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative Medicine and Critical Care Medicine, Paracelsus Medical University, Salzberg, Austria, 2016.
Customers are advised this testing does not imply that tested products will prevent an infection resulting from exposure to blood-borne pathogens. Additionally, this testing does not imply protection from acquiring a disease-state associated with such viral exposure. CIVCO transducer covers have not been cleared or approved by the FDA as devices that prevent healthcare workers from acquiring viral or bacterial infections.