Comparison of the antibacterial activity of lidocaine 1% versus alkalinized lidocaine in vitro


Begec Z. , Gulhas N. , TOPRAK H. I. , YETKIN G., KUZUCU C., ERSOY M. O.

CURRENT THERAPEUTIC RESEARCH-CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL, cilt.68, ss.242-248, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 68 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.curtheres.2007.08.007
  • Dergi Adı: CURRENT THERAPEUTIC RESEARCH-CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.242-248

Özet

Background: Infections after epidural and spinal blocks are rare. The topical anesthetic lidocaine used in these procedures has been found to have antibacterial effects on various microorganisms. Objective: The aim of this study was to assess the antibacterial effects of alkalinized lidocaine on Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.