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cetrimonium bromide

[‚se·trə′mōn·ē·əm ′brō‚mīd]
(organic chemistry)
CH3(CH2)15N(CH3)3Br Crystals with a melting point of 237-243°C; soluble in alcohol, water, and sparingly in acetone; used as a cationic detergent, antiseptic, and precipitant for nucleic acids and mucopolysaccharides.
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Indeed, the results showed that the tensile strength of animals treated with cetrimide cream or the PgME-based ointment was significantly greater than those of the untreated group (control) and the placebo group.
About ten minutes after induction, midway during the cleaning of the surgical site with cetrimide solution, his heart rate decreased to 22 /minute.
Amongst QACs, cetrimide, a mixture of bromides of ammonium is one of the most widely utilized detergent and antiseptic compounds.
After resolution of the infection, topical MRSA decolonization therapy with 3% hexachlorophane body wash (daily), 20% cetrimide shampoo (3x/wk), and 2% mupirocin nasal ointment (3x/d) was administered for 10 days, as per our institutional protocol for MRSA-colonized healthcare workers.
Percutaneous puncture under sonographic guidance, aspiration of cyst fluid, instillation of a protoscolecidal agent such as 95% methanol or cetrimide, and respiration (PAIR), with albendazole treatment to reduce the danger of subsequently renewed disease from spillage, is an alternative to surgical resection in selected patients and is particularly indicated in uncomplicated single hepatic hydatid cysts.
Isolate was then tested at these temperatures for casein hydrolysis and pigment production on milk-agar with cetrimide [6] and for a positive oxidase reaction.
The presence of Pseudomonas was tested by streaking of isolates from R2A and PCA plates (three to six colonies from each plate) onto sterile cetrimide agar plates (DIFCO) (five streaks per plate).