In Vitro Antifungal Activities of Antimicrobial Coated/Impregnated Central Venous Catheters Against Candida Albicans


Geyik S. G. , Gursoy B., SANCAK B. , ARIKAN AKDAĞLI S. , Yorganci K.

JOURNAL OF MEDICAL AND SURGICAL INTENSIVE CARE MEDICINE, vol.1, no.1, pp.10-13, 2010 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 1 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF MEDICAL AND SURGICAL INTENSIVE CARE MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.10-13

Abstract

Introduction: Antimicrobial coated catheters have variable activities against microorganisms and little is known about their antifungal effect. The aim of the present study was to determine and compare the antifungal activities of silver sulfadiazinechlorhexidine impregnated, minocycline and rifampicin bonded and rifampicinmiconazole coated catheters against Candida albicans.