Acticoat

Acticoat®

A proprietary silver nitrate-based antibacterial burn dressing for wound protection.
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Acticoat

Wound care A silver nitrate-based antibacterial burn dressing for wound protection. See Pressure ulcer.
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PPOPRIETARY NAME Ag CONTENT [Unreadable in original source.] Silverlon 546 Calgitrol ag 141 Acticoat 105 Concrete foam 85 Contreet hydrocolloid 32 Aquacel Ag 8.3 SilvaSorb 5.3 Actisorb Silver 220 2.7 Urgotul SSD (SSD content 3.75%) Arglaes powder 6.7 mg/gram Note: Table made from bar graph.
140 Open label pilot study of prolonged release nanocrystalline silver dressing (Acticoat 7): reduction of bacterial burden treatment in the treatment of chronic venous leg ulcers.
Ozalp et al., "Comparison of the antibacterial effect of silver sulfadiazine 1%, mupirocin 2%, Acticoat and octenidine dihydrochloride in a full-thickness rat burn model contaminated with multi drug resistant Acinetobacter baumannii" Burns, vol.
Clean burn wounds with a TBSA > 10% up to a depth of superficial partial thickness have increasingly been covered with Biobrane and Acticoat dressings within the first 24 hours after burn injury.
Comparison of silver-coated dressing (Acticoat), chlorhexidine acetate 0.5% (Bactigrass), and fusidic acid 2% (Fucidin) for topical antibacterial effect in methicillin-resistant staphylococcicontaminated, full-skin thickness rat burn wounds.
(40.) Yin, HQ, Langford, R, Burrell, RE, "Comparative Evaluation of the Antimicrobial Activity of ACTICOAT Antimicrobial Barrier Dressing." J.
The nanocrystals in the firm's Acticoat product line release silver ions in the dressing and sustain release for up to seven days, killing such virulent germs as MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) and VRE (vancomycin resistant enteroccocus).
An important finding was that the use of Silver based dressings such as Acticoat did not interfere with the LD assessment.
Celikoz, "Comparison of silver-coated dressing (Acticoat), chlorhexidine acetate 0.5% (Bactigrass), and fusidic acid 2% (Fucidin) fortopical antibacterial effect in methicillin-resistant Staphylococci-contaminated, full-skin thickness rat burn wounds," Burns, vol.
Celikoz, "Comparison of silver-coated dressing (Acticoat;, chlorhexidine acetate 0.5% (Bactigrass), and fusidic acid 2% (Fucidin) fortopical antibacterial effect in methicillin-resistant Staphylococci-contaminated, full-skin thickness rat burn wounds," Burns, vol.