An item used with a pre-pierced reseal male adapter plug. Used in infection control to avoid needle sticks and disconnection. May accept blunt cannulas, standard needle, pre-filled and emergency syringes that attaches to the hub of venipuncture device, or to capped port, allowing for intermittent intravenous administration.
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