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Stericompress Swabs

Sterile gauze swabs

Clean and protect wounds.

WHAT ARE THEY?

Stericompress swabs are sterile gauze swabs made with absorbent cotton.

WHAT DO THEY DO FOR YOU?

All you could ask from a dressing: they can clean and protect any type of wound, from small scratches to larger injuries, thanks to the wide variety of sizes available.

WHAT MAKES THEM UNIQUE?

Absorbent cotton ensures your wound is always protected.

IN WHAT FORMATS CAN YOU FIND THEM?

The sterile gauze swabs come in many formats, sizes and quantities.

The following sizes are reimbursable by the Italian National Health Service:

  • 10cm x 10cm (4 packs of 25 cut gauze swabs)
  • 10cm x 10cm (2 packs of 25 cut gauze swabs)
  • 10cm x 10cm (1 pack of 25 cut gauze swabs)
  • 18cm x 40cm (12 packs of 1 single folded gauze swab)
  • 36cm x 40cm (12 packs of 1 single folded gauze swab)

Here is a list of the sizes that are not reimbursable:

  • 15cm x 15cm (1 pack of 25 cut gauze swabs)
  • 20cm x 20cm (1 pack of 25 cut gauze swabs)
  • 70cm x 100cm (1 pack of 1 single cut gauze swab)
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