October 30, 2008
Ivera Medical Wins FDA Clearance for Decontamination Device
Ivera Medical, a medical device company, has received the FDA 510(k) clearance to begin marketing its Curos Port Protector, a medical device that decontaminates needleless intravenous access ports, and helps to prevent touch and airborne contamination.
According to the company, the Curos Port Protector is designed to reduce patient exposure to the risks of hospital acquired bloodstream infections and help maintain hospital infection control protocols.Bob Rogers, CEO of Ivera Medical, said: "The Curos Port Protector market approval is a significant milestone toward the success of our company. It confirms our commitment to assist healthcare providers in their efforts to reduce bloodstream infections caused by touch or airborne contamination of needleless intravenous ports."