CURITY™ AMD™ Packing Strips

Curity™ AMD packing strips are impregnated with PHMB (Polyhexamethylene Biguanide), a powerful yet safe antiseptic that has a broad range effectiveness against gram positive and gram negative microorganisms including some multi-drug resistant strains such as MRSA. This exciting new product provides healthcare facilities a low cost, prophylactic method of treatment without changing nursing protocol.

Order Information

Order CodeDescriptionShip Case
7831AMDCurity™ AMD Antimicrobial Packing Strips 1/4" X 1 yd Sterile Plastic Tray50
7832AMDCurity™ AMD Antimicrobial Packing Strips 1/2" X 1 yd Sterile Plastic Tray50
7833AMDCurity™ AMD Antimicrobial Packing Strips 1" X 1 yd Sterile Plastic Tray50

Features and Benefits

FeatureBenefit
Contain PHMB (Polyhexamethylene Biguanide).Highly effective against most organisms. Limits cross-contamination from patient to patient, patient to clinician, and patient to the environment.
Resists bacterial colonization within the dressing.Helps prevent infections from growing and spreading in the dressing.
Reduce bacterial penetration through the dressing.Helps minimize infection exposure from strike-though.
Broad-spectrum effectiveness provides protection against gram negative, gram positive and fungi/yeast microorganisms including MRSA and VRE.Helps reduce the risk of hospital acquired infection.

Frequently Asked Questions

QuestionAnswer
What is PHMB?PHMB stands for Polyhexamethylene Biguanide, which is a gentle yet efficacious antiseptic. It is in the chlorhexidine family but not as cytotoxic.
Is PHMB safe?Yes, PHMB is commonly found in household cleaners and contact lens solutions.
Is there a risk for resistance with PHMB?There is no known resistance to PHMB. In fact, similar antiseptics have been commonly used for years with no major resistance. PHMB annihilates the cell wall. This mode of action makes resistance highly unlikely.
Are Curity™ AMD antimicrobial dressings with PHMB efficacious?Curity™ AMD antimicrobial dressings have been demonstrated effective against: VRE, MRSA, Acintobacter Baumannii, Staphylococcus aureus, Enterococcus faecalis, Candida albicans, Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Enterbacter cloacae, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Proteus mirabilis, Serratia marcesens, and Staphylococcus coagulase.
Why use an Curity™ AMD antimicrobial dressing?Curity™AMD antimicrobial dressings resist bacterial colonization, reduce bacterial penetration, limit cross-contamination, and maintain balance of native skin flora.
Do Curity™ AMD antimicrobial dressings impact healthy skin?Clinical studies have shown that Curity™ AMD antimicrobial dressings have no negative impact to epithelialization. In fact, it appears that Curity™ AMD antimicrobial dressings help maintain native skin flora levels.

Precautions

  • Dakin's Solution™ may inactivate PHMB. This will impact dressing efficacy but should not be dangerous to patient health.


Product Image Price- Item Name
7831AMD Curity™ AMD Antimicrobial Packing Strips 1/4" X 1 yd Ste

$80.25  $55.73
Balego® Discount: 31% off


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7831AMD Curity™ AMD Antimicrobial Packing Strips 1/4" X 1 yd Ste

Curity™ AMD packing strips are impregnated with PHMB (Polyhexamethylene Biguanide), a powerful yet safe antiseptic that has a broad range...
7832AMD Curity™ AMD Antimicrobial Packing Strips 1/2" X 1 yd Ste

$84.36  $58.59
Balego® Discount: 31% off


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7832AMD Curity™ AMD Antimicrobial Packing Strips 1/2" X 1 yd Ste

Curity™ AMD packing strips are impregnated with PHMB (Polyhexamethylene Biguanide), a powerful yet safe antiseptic that has a broad range...
7833AMD Curity™ AMD Antimicrobial Packing Strips 1" X 1 yd Steri

$93.96  $65.25
Balego® Discount: 31% off


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7833AMD Curity™ AMD Antimicrobial Packing Strips 1" X 1 yd Steri

Curity™ AMD packing strips are impregnated with PHMB (Polyhexamethylene Biguanide), a powerful yet safe antiseptic that has a broad range...



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