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BALLARD* Mini-BAL Sampling Catheter 13 F

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
  • Features a soft, cushioned radiopaque tip for safe sampling from the lower lung
  • The non bronchoscopic BAL procedure has been shown to help target or de-escalate antibiotic therapy in an estimated 60.7% of patients receiving initial broad spectrum therapy
  • Bronchoscopic sampling utilizing a protected specimen brush and non bronchoalveolar lavage shows good overall agreement among quantitative cultures
  • Convenient AVANOS* Mini-BAL Catheter Prep Pack includes all accessories needed to quickly perform non bronchoscopic BAL at the bedside

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.

Name Value
Age Adult
Diameter (Fr) 13
Made With DEHP Yes
Single Use True
Sterile Yes
Sterilization Method Ethylene Oxide
Tube Tip Type Directional Radiopaque (Mushroom)
Catheter Length (In.) 29.4
Inner PVC Catheter (Fr) 8
Outer EVA Catheter (Fr) 13
Product Brand BALLARD*
Kit, Pack, or Tray False
Name Value
Name BALLARD* Mini-BAL Sampling Catheter
Diameter (mm) 4.33
Made With DEHP Yes
Single Use True
Sterile Yes
Sterilization Method Ethylene Oxide
Catheter Length (cm) 74.7
Inner PVC Catheter (Fr) 8
Product Brand BALLARD*
Kit, Pack, or Tray False
Name Value
Packaging Details 1 CS = 5 Units
Case Selling Package Volume 11.185 CDM
Case Selling Package Length 61.595 CM
Case Selling Package Width 15.875 CM
Case Selling Package Height 11.430 CM
Case Selling Package Weight 0.726 KG