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COMBICATH™ by Plastimed

Obtain Lower Lung Samples to Diagnose VAP

Plugged, Protected Tip Catheter with Depth Markings

The Combicath is a “Mini-BAL” catheter used for non-bronchoscopic bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) to obtain a lower lung sample for gram stain and culture. The Combicath tip is plugged to avoid excessive contamination in cultures for diagnosis of ventilator associated pneumonia (VAP) to minimize the need for repeat procedures.

Family of Three Small Diameter Catheters:

  • Supports the ability to standardize throughout most patient sizes and age ranges.
  • Available in pediatric and adult sizes.
  • Easily placed through most ET tube sizes.

Features of the Combicath:

  • Depth markings on catheter allow for estimation of catheter location.
  • Immediate, bedside placement by RTs, RNs, MDs.
  • Quick procedure time, < 8-10 minutes.
  • Safe and effective with over 15 years of worldwide use.

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For more information about Combicath, contact your local MED Alliance Sales Representative, call 888-891-1200, or email us.

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