Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, January 8th, 2006
The ON-Q SilverSoaker is a patented Soaker catheter that is treated with a specially formulated, antimicrobial silver agent, SilvaGard, licensed from AcryMed, Inc., of Portland, Oregon. Silver is an established antimicrobial agent that is effective against a wide variety of micro-organisms, including bacteria and fungi, which may cause infections. The ON-Q SilverSoaker may destroy and inhibit the growth of micro-organisms...
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