Derma Sciences Algicell® Ag Antimicrobial Silver Dressing has slow releasing, ionic silver technology for silver delivery method. It offers a controlled and sustained release of antimicrobial silver that provides a durable, seven-day effect within the dressing. This helps to reduce bioburden and provides an effective barrier to pathogens. This dressing allows for easier removal and clean-up during dressing changes.
- Has a preferable gelling profile and has superior absorption capabilities.
- Provides 1-2/5% silver, delivered via sophisticated, ionic transfer technology.
- Provides superior bactericidal action that goes to work almost immediately, with kill rates at 99.99% and above.
- Provides an effective barrier to bacterial penetration.
- Protects wound dressing against bacterial colonization.
- Maintains a moist environment, conducive to wound healing.
- Latex-free, reduces the risk of tissue maceration.
- Gels well, minimizes fibrous residue and remains intact.