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AbstractPurpose. Ventilator-associated pneumonia is a frequent cause of mortality in intensive care patients. This study… Expand The prevention of dental caries and periodontal diseases is targeted at the control of dental plaque. In this context, chemical… Expand The ability of commercial mouthrinses to reduce total viable counts of mixed microbial populations was examined using a… Expand This review considers the main agents which have been used as antibacterial agents in mouthwashes and other vehicles to inhibit… Expand The purpose of this study was to investigate the in vitro antifungal properties of seven commercial mouthrinses containing… Expand During a 10-week period, 16 patients in a neurosurgery intensive care unit were involved in an outbreak of Serratia marcescens… Expand Rinsing experiments with mouthwashes containing zinc ions, hexetidine and a combination of hexetidine and zinc ions were… Expand This study was designed to investigate the effectiveness of mouthwashes containing hexetidine/zinc (HZA) or tin (ASF) in… Expand The combined effect of Zn and hexetidine on Streptococcus mutans OMZ 176 growth and acid production was investigated in vitro… Expand A study was carried out to compare the antibacterial properties of four cationic antiseptics, three of which are available as… Expand