It is also coated with a hydrogel that facilitates the introduction and removal of the catheter. During use the hydrogel reduces friction and wear between the catheter material and the urethra. BIP — Bactiguard Infection Protection The Bactiguard coating is extremely thin and permanently bound to the surface of the medical device.
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The coating consists of the noble metals gold, palladium and silver. The unique mechanism of action reduces the adhesion of bacteria to a Bactiguard coated surface.
This occurs without any pharmacological or toxic effect, and is an important component in the prevention of HAI and the reduction of antibiotic use. Bactiguard coating — Proven effective Bactiguard coated products have been used sonda urinara pret a large number of clinical studies — involving over 80, patients.
The tech nology has proven to reduce the incidence of bacteriuria by up to 73 percent and is very tissue friendly.
Bactiguard coated urinary catheters have been used clinically on over million patients with no reported adverse events referable to the coating. Studies also show that the coating does not lead to increased bacterial resistance.