Effect of Levofloxacin-Albumin Dacron Graft on Graft Infection

Katsuhiro Fujimoto, Tsunehisa Sakurai, Keiko Yamamura, Tetsuo Hayashi, Takashi Osada

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Abstract

The susceptibility of Dacron grafts to infection is compared with Dacron grafts applied with levofloxacin-bonded albumin (LVFX-ALB) following the inoculation of 107 cells Staphylococcus aureus in rats. Staphylococcus epidermidis was inoculated in the same manner. While the control grafts were infected at the time of removal, the LVFX-ALB Dacron grafts resisted infection, thus demonstrating their effectiveness.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)443-445
Number of pages3
JournalThe Japanese Journal of Pharmacology
Volume69
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1995

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pharmacology

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