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chlorhexidine gluconate

Known as: 1,1'-HBCB, chlorhexidine gluconate [Chemical/Ingredient], chlorhexidine bigluconate 
The gluconate salt form of chlorhexidine, a biguanide compound used as an antiseptic agent with topical antibacterial activity. Chlorhexidine… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The combination of sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl) and chlorhexidine (CHX) results in the formation of a precipitate. The aim of this… Expand
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
CONTEXT Nosocomial infections are an important cause of morbidity and mortality after cardiac surgery. Decolonization of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Historically, methods of interrupting pathogen transmission have focused on improving health care workers' adherence… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Decreasing the levels of bacteria in the oropharynx should reduce the prevalence of nosocomial pneumonia. OBJECTIVES… Expand
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
AIM The aim of this study was to assess, in vitro, the effectiveness of several concentrations of NaOCl (0.5%, 1%, 2.5%, 4% and 5… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Topical delivery of antimicrobial agents is the most widely accepted approach aimed at prolonging active drug concentrations in… Expand
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The authors present a study that tests the effectiveness of oropharyngeal decontamination on nosocomial infections in a group of… Expand
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Sodium hypochlorite, as an endodontic irrigant, poses problems including toxicity, odor, and discoloration of operatory items. An… Expand
Highly Cited
1971
Highly Cited
1971
abstract – The side effects of chlorhexidine mouth washes have been evaluated in a group of 50 soldiers during a period of 4… Expand
Highly Cited
1970
Highly Cited
1970
Twenty-four male dental students with healthy gingivae and clean teeth ceased all oral hygiene procedures. (A) Four subjects… Expand