BALLARD* Mini-BAL Sampling Catheter

Description

The AVANOS* Mini-BAL Catheter is proven to enable a more accurate diagnosis.1 Key design features, like the directional tip enable swift extraction of lower respiratory tract samples. Lower respiratory tract samples play a significant role in preventing false negatives and false positives, as seen seen in an estimated 23% of endotracheal aspirate cultures.1 These secretions from the distal airway can help identify infectious pathogens of the lung for a microbiologically confirmed diagnosis.

Product Features

  • Directional tip allows right or left lung sampling
  • Can be performed bedside in minutes by trained respiratory therapist or other trained clinicians
  • Maintains PEEP when used with supplied ventilator adapter

The dimensions and properties listed can vary within pre-established specifications. This page was created using the most recent information. In the interest of continuous improvement, the characteristics of the product may change without prior notice.

Inner PVC Catheter (Fr)

Outer EVA Catheter (Fr)

Product Brand

Tube Tip Type

Kit, Pack, or Tray

Made With DEHP

Single Use

Sterile

Sterilization Method

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Name Value
Age
Catheter Length (In.)
Catheter Length (mm)
Connector
Cuff Size (mm)
Diameter (Fr)
Inner Diameter (mm)
Inner PVC Catheter (Fr) 12
Intubation
Length
MDI Attachment
Outer Diameter (mm)
Outer EVA Catheter (Fr) 16
Primary Product Color
Product Brand BALLARD*
Size
Tube Tip Type Directional Radiopaque (Mushroom)
Kit, Pack, or Tray False
Made With DEHP Yes
Single Use True
Sterile Yes
Sterilization Method Ethylene Oxide

Name Value
Age
Catheter Length (In.)
Catheter Length (mm)
Connector
Cuff Size (mm)
Diameter (Fr)
Inner Diameter (mm)
Inner PVC Catheter (Fr) 8
Intubation
Length
MDI Attachment
Outer Diameter (mm)
Outer EVA Catheter (Fr) 13
Primary Product Color
Product Brand BALLARD*
Size
Tube Tip Type Directional Radiopaque (Mushroom)
Kit, Pack, or Tray False
Made With DEHP Yes
Single Use True
Sterile Yes
Sterilization Method Ethylene Oxide