cetrimide


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cetrimide

A detergent antiseptic and cleaning substance used in solution or as an ointment. A brand name is Cetavlex.

antiseptic 

An agent that kills or prevents the growth of bacteria. This term is generally restricted to agents that are sufficiently non-toxic for superficial application to living tissues. These include the preservatives for eye drops and contact lens solutions. Examples of antiseptics are alcohol, benzalkonium chloride, cetrimide, chlorbutanol, chlorhexidine, hydrogen peroxide, thimerosal (or thiomersalate). Other agents that are too toxic to be applied to living tissues are called disinfectants and are used to sterilize instruments and apparatus. See disinfection; ethylenediamine tetraacetic acid; neutralization; sterilization.
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The World Health Organization has suggested that the protoscolicidal effects of protoscolicidal agents be compared to those of cetrimide. (18) In the present study, this agent showed a 100% protoscolicidal effect at 1 minute of exposure.
Another patient who had positive patch test from phenyl salicylate, chloroacetamide, and cetrimide was using 5 different varieties of face creams.
The supernatant was collected for dosing, and the pellet was resuspended in 20 mL of water in order to wash unencapsulated emtricitabine and cetrimide. Placebo NPs were prepared following the above method without inclusion of emtricitabine.
Se observo crecimiento en el agar cetrimide (colonias redondas verdosas regulares) y en el agar King B, que estimula la produccion de fluoresceina, se observo crecimiento y una clara fluorescencia a las 48 horas de incubacion a 30[grados]C lo cual es tipico del genero Pseudomonas, especie fluorecens, por lo que se concluyo que bioquimicamente la cepa IBUN S1602 corresponde a Pseudomonas fluorecens, siendo consistente con los resultados preliminares de pruebas bioquimicas.
Indeed, the results showed that the tensile strength of animals treated with cetrimide cream or the PgME-based ointment was significantly greater than those of the untreated group (control) and the placebo group.
About ten minutes after induction, midway during the cleaning of the surgical site with cetrimide solution, his heart rate decreased to 22 /minute.
[7] Sterilization of the cyst cavity is done by different scolicidal agents and cetrimide solution (0.5%) provides the best protection with least complications.
Amongst QACs, cetrimide, a mixture of bromides of ammonium is one of the most widely utilized detergent and antiseptic compounds.
The quaternary ammonium salt, cetyl trimethyl ammonium bromide, [C.sub.16][H.sub.33][([CH.sub.3]).sub.3]NBr, commercially known as cetrimide, from Vetec (Brazil), was used to modify the bentonite.
Scabs often formed and we scrubbed them with 'cetrimide' prior to disinfecting the area and the shunt with 'alcoholic chlorhexidine'.
Percutaneous puncture under sonographic guidance, aspiration of cyst fluid, instillation of a protoscolecidal agent such as 95% methanol or cetrimide, and respiration (PAIR), with albendazole treatment to reduce the danger of subsequently renewed disease from spillage, is an alternative to surgical resection in selected patients and is particularly indicated in uncomplicated single hepatic hydatid cysts.