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Evaluation of activity and potential for development of antimicrobial resistance to a new tinted 2% chlorhexidine gluconate / 70% isopropyl alcohol film-forming sterile preoperative skin preparation.

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Summary of "Evaluation of activity and potential for development of antimicrobial resistance to a new tinted 2% chlorhexidine gluconate / 70% isopropyl alcohol film-forming sterile preoperative skin preparation."

Chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) is routinely used for skin antisepsis before surgery. Its activity may be affected by formulation ingredients and the presence of organic matter such as blood and proteins. This in vitro study was designed to evaluate the antimicrobial activity of a new CHG skin prep containing a film-forming copolymer, and detect its potential for development of resistance and the potential for cross-resistance to antibiotics after CHG exposure.

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Name: Journal of global antimicrobial resistance
ISSN: 2213-7173
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