Efficacy of vancomycin, teicoplanin and fusidic acid as prophylactic agents in prevention of vascular graft infection: An experimental study in rat


YASIM A., GUL M., ATAHAN E., Ciragil P. , ARAL M., ERGUN Y.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND ENDOVASCULAR SURGERY, vol.31, no.3, pp.274-279, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2005.09.018
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND ENDOVASCULAR SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.274-279

Abstract

Objectives. To compare the efficacy of a single prophylactic dose of intra-peritoneal vancomycin and teicoplanin with antibiotic treated Dacron grafts (vancomycin, teicoplanin, 10 or 40% fusidic acid-soaked grafts) in preventing vascular graft infections in a rat model.