Henry Schein Brand

2016-2017 SutureVet Catalog

Animal Vaccines

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8 SutureVet ™ PLUS sutures provide the same feel, handling and performance of our other SutureVet sutures, but with the added assurance of antibacterial protection. SutureVet ™ PLUS sutures are coated with the proven antibacterial agent, chlorhexidine diacetate, that results in a zone of inhibition around the suture (see photos). The antibacterial agent is recognized as being effective against bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus epidermidis, MRSA and MRSE (methicillin resistant). Photos of SutureVet ™ PLUS suture product creating a zone of inhibition in vitro, reducing Staph aureus & MRSE bacterial colonization. Photos of SutureVet ™ suture product exposed to MRSE for 24 hours, magnification x1500. The chlorhexidine coating greatly diminishes the ability of bacteria to colonize on the suture. suture without antibacterial coating MRSE - size 2/0 suture with antibacterial coating S. aureus - size 2/0 ANTIBACTERIAL SUTURE Antibacterial PLUS Suture Products An excellent choice for high-risk patients or procedures where bacteria is a concern. SUTUREVET ™ PLUS suture available in select configurations for: SORBOCRYL™ PLUS PGA PLUS MONOSORB™ PLUS

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