|| List of recent Antimicrobial-related patents
| Antimicrobial film retrofit product for high traffic sanitation|
There is a widespread need for an improvement in the overall sanitation level of high traffic public and private establishments, which contain equipment that undergoes constant changing of hands by those who frequent the establishment. Currently, there is little financial incentive for such establishments to incorporate more advanced sanitation and cleaning protocols.
| Antimicrobial medical dressings and protecting wounds and catheter sites|
An antimicrobial medical dressing provides a combination of antimicrobial agents in various concentrations that protect against microorganisms, absorb exudates, and promote healing. The antimicrobial agents may include compositions of ethanol, hydrogen peroxide, and/or ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid..
| Halogenated compounds for photodynamic therapy|
Halo-organic heterocyclic compounds are described, in which at least two halogen atoms are bound to a nitrogen-containing heterocyclic terminal moiety of the compound, with at least one of such halogen atoms being iodine or bromine. Also described are polymethine dyes based on these heterocyclic compounds, and dendrimeric compounds and conjugates of such polymethine dyes.
| Composition with sustained antimicrobial activity|
Disclosed herein are compositions comprising benzyl alcohol, one or more cationic antimicrobial agent, and one or more emollient, the combination of which results in persistent antimicrobial activity after application to the skin. The compositions optionally further comprise an organic acid and/or a zinc salt, such as zinc gluconate, as an anti-irritant..
| Antimicrobial locking solutions comprising taurinamide derivatives and biologically acceptable salts and acids, with the addition of small concentrations of heparin|
(c) heparin at a low concentration.. .
| Metaproteomic method to identify secreted pattern recognition molecules and adhesive antimicrobial factors for detection of microbial agents eliciting inflammation in the human host|
Described herein are methods for analyzing complex host-microbial mixtures. The disclosed methods may be used to diagnosis or prognose in a subject an inflammatory disease, which is caused by or contributed to by microbes..
| Botanical antimicrobial compositions|
Disclosed are compositions comprising antimicrobially effective low concentrations of benzyl alcohol, one or more essential oil and one or more botanical extract. The compositions of the application may be used in personal care products including wound care products or in veterinary use.
| Automotive surface conditioning system|
An automotive surface treatment system can include an aqueous antimicrobial composition which is formulated for use with automotive surfaces and has a volatile organic content no greater than 0.5% by weight. The aqueous antimicrobial composition includes an antimicrobial agent which is a combination of quaternary ammonium salts, a combination of surfactants which is at least one polyoxyalkylene surfactant, a fragrance, water, and at least one of a glycol solvent, a conditioner, a shine enhancer, a moisturizer, and uv protectant.
| Antimicrobial compositions and methods employing same|
An aqueous composition with a higher-than-neutral ph includes a significant amount of one or more surfactants and large amounts of osmotically active solutes. This composition, as well as an acidic counterpart and solid materials, can be used in a variety of applications such as wound care, oral care, medical equipment reprocessing, healthcare acquired infection and implant treatment..
| Antimicrobial materials and methods|
The invention provides methods and materials for decontamination of surfaces and fabrics, such as non-woven fabrics, that are contaminated with infestations of microorganisms such as bacteria. Biocidal oligomers having conjugated oligo-(aryl/heteroaryl ethynyl) structures and comprising at least one cationic group can be used to decontaminate infested surfaces in the presence of oxygen and, optionally, illumination.
| Immobilization of antimicrobial polymers on ro membrane to reduce biofilm growth and biofouling|
The present invention discloses antimicrobial water treatment membranes, comprising a water treatment membrane, covalently attached to one or more antimicrobial polymers or derivatives thereof, either directly or via one or more tether molecules. There are also provided a process for preparing these antimicrobial membranes, and uses thereof in water treatment applications..
|Medical device and method for internal healing and antimicrobial purposes|
Process and device for directly medicinally treating interior tissue during or after intubation of a patient by passing medicinal radiant energy transversely through the intubation device to irradiate the internal patient tissue for promoting healing or for an antimicrobial effect. The invention is useful in conjunction with endoscopies and catherizations, such as urinary catherization, gastric and pulmonary endoscopies, and the like procedures.
|Antimicrobial hydrogel polymers|
The present invention relates generally to antimicrobial hydrogel polymers, and dressings comprising one or more hydrogel-forming hydrophilic polymers, where the hydrogels and dressings further comprise one or more antimicrobial agents that are released from the hydrogel in a controlled manner. The hydrogels and dressings may be used for medical, veterinary, and/or cosmetic applications.
|Disease treatment via antimicrobial peptides or their inhibitors|
The invention provides methods for the treatment of disease and promotion of healing that include providing a therapeutically effective amount of a mammalian antimicrobial peptide (amp) or analog thereof, in particular a cathelicidin or cathelicidin fragment or cathelicidin analog, thereby treating the disease in the subject in need thereof. The invention also provides specific analogs or fragments of cathelicidin that function as agonists, as do endogenous cathelicidins, or as either dominant negatives or as inhibitors to endogenous cathelicidin or to other endogenous amps or that compete with pro-inflammatory agents or fragments of amps on cognate receptors without inducing disease..
|Antimicrobial peptides for treatment of infectious diseases|
The present invention is directed to the peptides wkwlkkwik, wrkfwkylk, and rrwrvivkw and use of said peptides as therapeutic agents for the prophylaxis and/or treatment of infections, in particular bacterial and/or fungal infections and diseases caused by bacterial and/or fungal infections.. .
|Method for neutralization of antibiotics in a culture medium|
The present invention is directed to a method and means for the neutralization, binding, and/or inactivation of antimicrobials in a test sample. The invention is also directed to a method of detecting the presence of one or more microorganisms in a test sample by culturing the test sample in a culture media comprising one or more primary amine-containing compounds..
|Antimicrobial composition, method for its preparation and its use|
An aqueous antimicrobial composition including coniferous resin acids a dispersing agent and an aqueous medium, a method for its preparation and its use as an antimicrobial agent in medical and non-medical field are provided.. .
|Focusing location of antimicrobial additives in fluid dispensers|
A fluid dispenser includes focused location of antimicrobial resins to one or more high touch surfaces of the dispenser. In one example, an antimicrobial resin is incorporated into a first contact receiving surface, such as a push bar of a manually operated hand soap dispenser.
|Product packaging system with antimicrobial agent|
A package providing a storage space with features capable of affecting atmospheric conditions therein, comprising a body having a first and at least one second storage space adjacent thereto, wherein the first storage space is defined by sidewalls, and the at least one second storage space is defined by sidewalls including at least a portion thereof which further defines the first storage space, the second storage space providing a reservoir for containing an antimicrobial agent therein, wherein the antimicrobial agent includes a precursor to chlorine dioxide gas and the portion of the sidewall which further defines the first storage space is configured to allow for the delivery of the chlorine dioxide gas from the second storage space into the first storage space.. .
|Needleless connector and access port disinfection cleaner and antimicrobial protection cap|
A protective cap having a first cap and a second cap that are removably coupled together for use in short-term and long-term antimicrobial treatment of needleless connectors and access ports of an infusion system. The instant invention further provides a protective cap having a first cap and a second cap that each coupled to a different surface of a component of an infusion system, such as a syringe.
|Uv curable solventless antimicrobial compositions|
Antimicrobial compositions and methods are disclosed. The antimicrobial compositions are particularly useful in providing antimicrobial capability to a wide-range of medical devices.
|Antimicrobial flush solutions|
The present invention provides antimicrobial solutions that comprise at least one alcohol, at least one antimicrobial agent and at least one chelator and/or anticoagulant. Also provided are methods for rapidly reducing a microbe or a virus from surfaces including surfaces of indwelling medical devices and organic surfaces such as skin and sutures, and inorganic surfaces such as hospital equipment, pipelines etc..
|Cationic peptidopolysaccharides with excellent broad- spectrum antimicrobial activities and high selectivity|
Which has a bacterial peptidoglycan-mimetic structure, and shows outstanding broad spectrum activities against clinically significant bacteria and fungi. The structural affinity of these compounds with microbial cell wall constituents promotes its passage to the cytoplasmic membrane resulting in excellent antimicrobial activity and record high selectivity..
|Antimicrobial size emulsion and gypsum panel made therewith|
Disclosed is an emulsion of an internal paper size and a biocidal emulsifying agent, such as a cationic non-starchy quaternary ammonium compounds, that is introduced into a paper-making furnish to produce an anti-microbial paper. The antimicrobial paper is useful as facing for gypsum panels.
|Polysaccharide fibres for wound dressings|
A polysaccharide fibre useful in biomedical applications such as wound management is made as a bicomponent fibre with alginate and psyllium polymers. An antimicrobial silver salt may be incorporated.
|Self adhesive copper or copper alloy push plate|
An antimicrobial self-adhesive push plate is disclosed. The push plate includes a copper or copper ahoy.
|Antimicrobial gel formulations|
Disclosed herein are formulations comprising an n-halogenated or n,n-dihalogenated amine compound dispersed in a water-swellable polymer, wherein the compound is 90% stable for at least 30 days at about 25° c. Also disclosed are methods of treating or preventing infections caused by a bacterial, a microbial, a sporal, a fungal or a viral activity using such formulations..
|Disinfection cap for disinfecting a male luer end of an infusion therapy device|
The present invention extends to a disinfection cap for disinfecting a male luer end of an infusion therapy device. The disinfection cap can include an internal reservoir containing an antimicrobial or saline solution which is sealed with a flexible septum to prevent the solution from evaporating.
|Antimicrobial self-adhesive light switch rocker cover|
An antimicrobial self-adhesive switch rocker cover is disclosed. The rocker cover includes a distal end and a base end wherein the switch cover comprises a copper or copper alloy.
|Degradable sanitary ring|
A degradable sanitary ring configured for nesting within a drain portion of a sink, such as a kitchen sink or bathroom sink, is further configured to elute one or more sanitizing agents as the ring degrades. The sanitizing agents may include antimicrobial agents or scented oils.
|Surgical incision and closure apparatus|
An apparatus for closing a surgical incision comprises left and right base panels, a plurality of closure components, and a plurality of left and right axial supports coupled to the respective base panels. The closure components couple the left and right base panels to each other laterally and have left and right ends coupled to the respective base panels.
|Electrospun polymer nanofibers with surface active quaternary ammonium salt antimicrobials|
A fiber having a polymeric matrix and a quarternary ammonium salt. The quarternary ammonium salt contains at least one aliphatic group and no aromatic groups, is not covalently incorporated into the polymeric matrix, and is present on both the surface and in the interior of the fiber.
|Use of benzoxaboroles as volatile antimicrobial agents on meats, plants, or plant parts|
This invention is related to use of a volatile antimicrobial compound against pathogens affecting meats, plants, or plant parts. The volatile antimicrobial compounds provided include certain oxaborole compounds, for example benzoxaboroles.
|Disease treatment via antimicrobial peptides or their inhibitors|
Provided are methods for the treatment of disease and promotion of healing that include providing a therapeutically effective amount of a mammalian antimicrobial peptide (amp) or analog thereof, in particular a cathelicidin or cathelicidin fragment or cathelicidin analog, thereby treating the disease in the subject in need thereof. Also provided are specific analogs or fragments of cathelicidin that function as agonists, as do endogenous cathelicidins, or as either dominant negatives or as inhibitors to endogenous cathelicidin or to other endogenous amps or that compete with pro-inflammatory agents or fragments of amps on cognate receptors without inducing disease..
|Anti-microbial peptides and methods of use thereof|
The present disclosure provides antimicrobial peptides, and compositions comprising same. The present disclosure further provides methods of inhibiting microbial growth..
A surface treatment composition includes a surface treatment agent and an antimicrobial mixture comprising oxidizable antimicrobial particles distributed throughout a film-forming agent.. .
|Antimicrobial compositions and uses thereof|
The invention is generally directed to antimicrobial composition comprising a matrix material and both of silver and zinc distributed there through, wherein the matrix material comprises at least one of si02, ti02, zr02, ai203, or zeolite, and the uses of such compositions as anti-bacterial and acaricidal. The invention is also generally directed to antimicrobial composition comprising a matrix material arid both of silver and a metal selected from the group of noble or transition metals distributed there through, wherein the matrix material comprises at least one of si02, ti02, zr02, ai203, or zeolite, and the uses of such compositions as antibacterial and acaricidal..
|Cationic polymers for antimicrobial applications and delivery of bioactive materials|
Wherein w′ is a positive number greater than or equal to 3, i′ is a dendritic polyester core covalently linked to w′ independent peripheral linear cationic polymer chains p′. Each of the chains p′ comprises a cationic repeat unit comprising i) a backbone functional group selected from the group consisting of aliphatic carbonates, aliphatic esters, aliphatic carbamates, aliphatic ureas, aliphatic thiocarbamates, aliphatic dithiocarbonates, and combinations thereof, and ii) a side chain comprising a quaternary amine group.
|Embedding nanoparticles in thermoplastic polymers|
The present invention relates to a polymeric material having one or more nanoparticles embedded within the surface layer of a single side of the material. In some embodiments, the nanoparticles are microbiocidal nanoparticles which impart antimicrobial characteristics to the polymeric material within which they sprayed and pushed by are embedded..
|Antimicrobial compositions and methods of use thereof|
Antimicrobial compositions including a cell penetrating peptide (cpp) having the amino acid sequence tyr-ala-arg-val-arg-arg-arg-gly-pro-arg-gly-tyr-ala-arg-val-arg-arg-arg-gly-pro-arg-arg (seq id no:1) or variant thereof are disclosed. The cpp, which itself has antimicrobial properties, can be advantageously combined with or conjugated to a cargo to increase the delivery, efficacy, or combinations thereof, of the cargo into cells.
|Multi-functional spinning staple fiber master-batches|
The invention relates to multi-functional spinning staple fiber master-batches, mainly comprising a multi-functional ester fiber chip serving as a base material. Main components of the multi-functional ester fiber chip comprise alumina, zirconium oxide, magnesium oxide, tourmaline, zinc oxide, silver ions, porphyries andesite and rare trace elements of deep seaweed mud.
|Antimicrobial composite material|
The present disclosure is directed to an antimicrobial composite material, and more particularly to an antimicrobial composite material comprising particles having a metal or metal alloy core and a porous inorganic material shell, coatings including the antimicrobial composite material, and methods of making the same. In some embodiments, cu—sio2 core-shell particles are disclosed in which the cu core provides antimicrobial activity and the porous sio2 shell functions as a barrier for the cu core, thus preventing the cu core from being directly exposed to air or moisture..
|Hydrogels comprising crosslinked polymers containing biomass derived materials|
Novel, crosslinked polymers using biomass derived materials, such as aldaric acids and derivatives, are provided. The polymers can be used as hydrogels and in antimicrobial compositions..
|Sprayable aqueous alcoholic microbicidal compositions comprising copper ions|
Sprayable, pressurized inanimate surface and air liquid treatment compositions comprise (or in certain preferred embodiments may consist essentially of, or may consist of): a copper source material which releases copper ions into the treatment composition, at least one alcohol which independently of other constituents present exhibits a microbicidal effect, at least one quaternary ammonium compound which provides a microbicidal benefit, propellant, water, optionally but very preferably at least one detersive surfactant, further optionally one or more further constituents which impart one or more advantageous technical or aesthetic benefits to the compositions, wherein the compositions are at a ph such that the surface treatment compositions, exhibit a microbicidal or germicidal or antimicrobial effect on treated inanimate surfaces or when used to treat an airspace, e.g. Ambient air, characterized in exhibiting a microbicidal benefit when tested against one or more challenge microorganisms, preferably against poliovirus type 1 sabin (“pv1”), according to one or more of the following standardized test protocols: astm e1052-96(2002) standard test method for efficacy of antimicrobial agents against viruses in suspension, or astm e1053-11 standard test method to assess virucidal activity of chemicals intended for disinfection of inanimate, nonporous environmental surfaces, or european standard surface test, en13697, or aoac germicidal spray products as disinfectant test method, aoac index, 17th ed.