cetrimide


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cetrimide

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

cetrimide

bacteriostatic antiseptic and surfactant quaternary ammonium compound; active against a narrow spectrum of Gram-positive bacteria; non-effective against Pseudomonas , fungi and spore forms; may be combined with chlorhexidine (0.015% chlorhexidine and 0.15% cetrimide, e.g. Tisept); cytotoxic; not routinely used to cleanse ulcers

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 histological examination showed that the original tissue regeneration was much faster in the skin wound treated with extract ointment or cetrimide cream without any oedema, congestion or inflammatory disorders (results not shown).
Written information regarding the above event likely related to the sensitivity to cold cetrimide was given to the patient.
The organic salt cetrimide, used in the preparation of the organobentonites, shows characteristic absorption bands at 3020 [cm.
Colonial characters onto Pseudomonas cetrimide agar medium: Small greenish colonies were formed with their characteristic features, onto nutrient agar medium: Irregular, round effuse with malt surface, green pigmented colonies were produced and onto blood agar medium: Beta hemolytic, irregular colonies were characterized.
The mass was lubricated with Cetrimide cream and pushed the portion nearest to vulval lip and then by gentle pressure the nearest cotyledons are pushed into vagina and cervix into uterine cavity.
Para la identificacion de morfotipos se utilizaron los medios standard plate count (SPC) y cetrimide.
After resolution of the infection, topical MRSA decolonization therapy with 3% hexachlorophane body wash (daily), 20% cetrimide shampoo (3x/wk), and 2% mupirocin nasal ointment (3x/d) was administered for 10 days, as per our institutional protocol for MRSA-colonized healthcare workers.
coli y bacterias coliformes totales; medio cetrimide y lampara ultravioleta de onda larga para Pseudomonas aeruginosa; y agar para recuento de microorganismos mesofilos.
Decontamination was done by the procedure optimized earlier (9) by 3 per cent sodium dodecyl sulfate SDS, 4 per cent NaOH and 2 per cent cetrimide and the processed suspension was inoculated on Lowenstein-Jensen (L-J) slants in duplicate which were incubated at 30 and 37[degrees]C respectively.
Biochemical and physiological tests have shown that the bacterial species used is a gram negative, oxidase positive, nitrate reducing, catalase positive, cetrimide positive, manganese oxidizing, slime forming, rod shaped bacterium, to the genus Pseudomonas sp.
The total genomic DNA was extracted from isolate of Trichoderma harzianum Th azad/6796 based on Cetrimide Tetradecyl Trimethyl Ammonium Bromide (CTAB) mini extraction method of Crowhurst et al (13) with minor modification.