cetrimide


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cetrimide

(ˈsɛtrɪˌmaɪd)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a quaternary ammonium compound used as a detergent and, having powerful antiseptic properties, for sterilizing surgical instruments, cleaning wounds, etc
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Noun1.cetrimide - a cationic detergent that is a powerful disinfectant
antimicrobial, antimicrobic, disinfectant, germicide - an agent (as heat or radiation or a chemical) that destroys microorganisms that might carry disease
cationic detergent, invert soap - a class of synthetic detergents in which the surface-active part of the molecule is the cation
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cetrimide agar (Oxoid) and confirmed by standard biochemical tests such as catalase, oxidase and indole tests.
Methanol, hydrochloric acid, ortho-phosphoric acid, potassium di hydrogen orthophosphate, sodium hydroxide, sodium chloride, and sodium acetate were purchased from Sd Fine-Chem Limited (Mumbai, India); sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS), tween 80, cetrimide, lecithin, and sodium taurocholate were purchased from Himedia Ltd (Mumbai, India).
Cetrimide, alcohol, and hypertonic NaCl solutions are the most preferred solutions to neutralize the parasite during these procedures.
Soluble pigment of P aeruginosa was extracted by inoculating samples on Pseudomonas Cetrimide agar (Fig.
(15) Different protoscolicidal agents such as hypertonic saline, silver nitrate, and cetrimide have been used to sterilize cysts.
All tubes showing turbidity were each sub-cultured onto freshly prepared plates of cetrimide selective agar (Oxoid, UK) for the selective isolation of P aeruginosa isolates.
aeruginosa se evidencio a partir de un medio selectivo que contenia cristal violeta a 37[grados]C, luego repicado en agar cetrimide a 37[grados]C, medio selectivo y diferencial utilizado para el aislamiento y la identificacion de dicho germen.
One trial used metronidazole 0.5% gel, and another used the antiseptic cetrimide, which is a mixture of different quaternary ammonium salts, including cetrimonium bromide.
The whole area was irrigated with suitably diluted 0.5% cetrimide solution.
Ramachandran, "Evaluation of the antibacterial and physical properties of glass ionomer cements containing chlorhexidine and cetrimide: an in-vitro study," Indian Journal of Dental Research, vol.