Comparison of silver-coated dressing (Acticoat (R)), chlorhexidine acetate 0.5% (Bactigrass (R)) and nystatin for topical antifungal effect in Candida albicans-contaminated, full-skin-thickness rat burn wounds


Acar A., Uygur F., Diktas H., Evinc R., Ulkur E., Oncul O., ...More

BURNS, vol.37, no.5, pp.882-885, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 37 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.burns.2011.01.024
  • Journal Name: BURNS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.882-885
  • Keywords: Candida albicans, Burn infection, Wound dressing, NANOCRYSTALLINE SILVER, MANAGEMENT, SEPTICEMIA, INFECTION
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: In this experimental animal study, the effects of three different topical antimicrobial dressings on Candida albicans contaminated full-thickness burn in rats were analyzed.