Newborns in Massachusetts have been screened at birth for congenital toxoplasma since 1986, and treated with pyrimethamine and sulfadiazine
for 1 year.
To isolate and identify Salmonella, each broth was streaked on bismuth sulfite agar, Salmonella-Shigella (55) agar, xylose-lysine-deoxycholate (XLD) agar, and brilliant green sulfadiazine
agar, followed by screening on triple-sugar iron agar (TSI) and lysine iron agar (LIA) and identification of serovars with somatic and flagellar antisera.
Silver nitrate drops may be used on newborns to prevent eye infections; silver sulfadiazine
cream is used topically to prevent and treat infection in second- and third-degree burns.
Treatment, when indicated, includes antibiotics such as pyrimethamine and sulfadiazine
Topicals such as silver sulfadiazine
penetrate the eschar in order to provide this effect but are continuously absorbed and may lead to adverse reactions (Lynch, Key, & White, 1979).
Interestingly, one of the products they recommend for that purpose is silver sulfadiazine
, a product we manufacture for the burn market.
Most dipstick pads that test for urobilinogen use p-dimethylaminobenzaldehyde and are susceptible to false-positive results from such compounds as p-aminosalicylic acid, antipyrine, apronalide, chlorpromazine, phenazopyridine, phenothiazine, sulfadiazine
, and sulfonamide.
Although silver sulfadiazine
and povidone-iodine are both effective treatments for these more severe injuries, the first is easier to use and painless.
The most notable are the Arrow[R] PICC with ChloragOard([TM]) technology, the world's only chlorhexidine-based antimicrobial and antithrombogenic PICC, and the ARROW CVC with ARROWgOard[R] Technology which utilizes chlorhexidine and silver sulfadiazine
Lacerations were again cleaned and lightly covered with silver sulfadiazine
After disinfection and cleaning, wound beds of the study group were covered with silver-containing soft-silicone foam dressing, and wound surfaces of the control group were wiped with 1% silver sulfadiazine
cream (60 g/100 cm2).
In the study, silver sulfadiazine
was the most commonly prescribed treatment "even though there are considerable data illustrating that its use will delay wound closure and healing (J Invest Dermatol.