Diagnostic Catheters

With a soft, directional tip, HALYARD* Mini-BAL Catheter allows safe and quick retrieval of lower respiratory tract samples, which can help avoid the false positives or false negatives seen in an estimated 23% of endotracheal aspirate cultures. These secretions from the distal airway can help identify infectious pathogens of the lung for a microbiologically confirmed diagnosis.
- Directional tip allows right or left lung sampling;
- Can be performed at bedside in minutes by a 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.

HALYARD* Mini-BAL Sampling Catheter

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