Helps kill a variety of micro-organisms

CHALLENGE: Infection may develop when a dressing does not contour to the wound bed, leaving dead space where bacteria can grow.1,2

Dusky granulation tissue

Dusky granulation tissue may signify a wound infection

AQUACEL® Ag Foam dressings contain ionic silver to kill a wide variety of micro-organisms – including antibiotic-resistant superbugs – within 30 minutes, and provide sustained bacterial killing for up to seven days.*3-7

AQUACEL® Ag Foam dressings killed more P. aeruginosa and S. aureus bacteria beneath the dressing than other silver foam dressings tested in an in vitro simulated shallow wound model.*8

AQUACEL® Ag Foam dressings have a greater area free from bacterial growth beneath the dressing than other silver foam dressings tested.*8

Bacterial growth beneath dressing

 

AQUACEL® Ag Foam dressingsare the only silver foam dressings with Hydrofiber® Technology that micro-contour to the wound bed, minimizing dead space where bacteria can grow.*9

AQUACEL™ Ag Foam

AQUACEL®Ag Foam

Mepilex™ Border Ag dressing

Mepilex™Border Ag

ALLEVYN™ Ag GENTLE BORDER dressing

ALLEVYN™ Ag GENTLE BORDER


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