I work in a peds hospital where the Hem/Onc unit (which is not my area) is drawing weekly fungitell assays on some patients. This is an expensive test that is highly sensitive to false positives and so we are developing a procedure in order to have more consistency. Does any one have a procedure on this they are willing to share? If not, can anyone describe your practice regarding what you are using to disinfect the port and the procedure for specimen collection? Thanks in advance for your responses.
Linda Tirabassi RN CNS
Long Beach, CA