In vivo study of an antimicrobial surgical drape system.

Abstract

We performed a double-blind clinical study to determine the efficacy of nonwoven laparotomy drapes in which 3-(trimethoxysilyl)propyldimethyloctadecyl ammonium chloride, an antimicrobial agent, was chemically bonded to the absorbent reinforcement surrounding the fenestration. The reinforcement portion of the surgical drape that contained the fenestration… (More)

Topics

Cite this paper

@article{Conn1986InVS, title={In vivo study of an antimicrobial surgical drape system.}, author={Jan Evelyn Conn and J{\"o}rn Bornh{\"o}ft and Colleen M Almgren and Dirk Mucha and Jeffrey Olderman and Keyur Patel and Chauncey Herring}, journal={Journal of clinical microbiology}, year={1986}, volume={24 5}, pages={803-8} }