[Changes in the flora of the oral cavity after oral topical antibiotics. Importance in antimicrobial prophylaxis in surgery of the neck and head].

@article{Macas1990ChangesIT,
  title={[Changes in the flora of the oral cavity after oral topical antibiotics. Importance in antimicrobial prophylaxis in surgery of the neck and head].},
  author={{\'A}ngel Ramos Mac{\'i}as and Isabel de Miguel Mart{\'i}nez and A del Ca{\~n}izo Fern{\'a}ndez-Rold{\'a}n and R Ib{\'a}{\~n}ez P{\'e}rez and L Benito Garc{\'i}a},
  journal={Acta otorrinolaringologica espanola},
  year={1990},
  volume={41 5},
  pages={347-50}
}
A pilot study using 5 healthy adults was performed to assess the influence of topical antibiotics and antiseptics on oral flora. Samples of saliva were cultured before and after rinsing the mouth with several solutions: clindamycin, amoxyciclin + clavulanic, povidone-iodine and placebo. The results of this study suggest that, by reducing concentrations of… CONTINUE READING