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Contamination of Reusable Electroencephalography Electrodes, a Multicenter Study

      Background: Reusable electroencephalography cup-electrodes and leadwires (rEEG-CELW) are characterized as semi-critical devices and require comprehensive reprocessing to prevent infections, since skin is abraded prior to application of EEG-CE. No research reports were found of contamination on cleaned, ready-to-use rEEG-CELW. Study objectives were to investigate the contamination of and bacterial risk of cleaned, ready-for-use rEEG-CELW.
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