Antimicrobial activity of cefazolin-impregnated mesh grafts


KILIC D., AGALAR C., OZTURK E., Denkbas E. B. , CIME A., AGALAR F.

ANZ JOURNAL OF SURGERY, vol.77, no.4, pp.256-260, 2007 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 77 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1445-2197.2007.04029.x
  • Journal Name: ANZ JOURNAL OF SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.256-260
  • Keywords: antimicrobial activity, cefazolin impregnation, cefazolin release, mesh graft, STAPHYLOCOCCUS-EPIDERMIDIS, WOUND INFECTION, PROPHYLAXIS, RESISTANCE, CATHETERS, EFFICACY, RIFAMPIN, MODEL, ANTIBIOTICS, MINOCYCLINE

Abstract

Background: The aim of this study is the preparation and characterization of cefazolin-impregnated meshes (Surgipro; Tyco Healthcare USSC, Norwalk, CT, USA) to be used as antimicrobial devices.