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Infection prevention and control guidelines
4. Aseptic technique
Standard aseptic technique is used during treatment of wounds (eg lacerations and ulcers), minor invasive procedures that are technically simple and brief (such as biopsy of skin lesions, hormonal implants, skin scrapings, and suture removal), venipuncture and urinary catheterisation.
All staff involved in procedures must be familiar with standard aseptic technique and know when to apply it.
Standard aseptic technique is achieved by: