MediNOVA offers synthetic surgical sutures treated with antiseptic (triclosan) by ETHICON (USA).
Filament has an antiseptic coating IRGACARE (triclosan) for preventing contamination by pathogenic bacteria of the suture.
Triclosan — antiseptic of broad-spectrum, inhibiting growth of the main pathogens of surgical site during the first few days after implantation of the thread, is not an antibiotic, in a given concentration (less than 270 mg / m) is not toxic.
Spectrum of antibacterial activity of covering IRGACARE (triclosan) in vitro:
- Staphylococcus aureus;
- Staphylococcus epidermidis;