Suture material with antiseptic coating by ETHICON (USA)

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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.

Suture material VICRYL PLUS, MONOCRYL PLUS and PDS * PLUS has a zone of inhibition of bacterial growth, which are factors of surgical site infection.

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:

Gram-positive:

  • Staphylococcus aureus;
  • Staphylococcus epidermidis;
  • MRSA;
  • MRSE.

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