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Kerlix® AMD™ Antimicrobial Super Sponge

Kerlix® AMD™ Antimicrobial Super Sponge is impregnated with polyhexamethylene biguanide (PHMB) to provide an antimicrobial barrier to prevent microbial penetration and microbial growth within the dressing. Product is gentle to normal skin flora.

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• Prevents infections from growing and spreading in the dressing
• Minimizes infection exposure from strikethrough
• Reduces the risk of hospital-acquired infection
• Limits cross-contamination
• Effective against most organisms
• Maintains balance of native skin flora


Kerlix® AMD™ Antimicrobial Super Sponge is intended for OTC use. It is used as a primary dressing for exuding wounds, burns, as a cover for surgical wounds and to secure and prevent movement of primary dressings. Can also be used as a secondary dressing to eliminate growth within the gauze and protect against bacterial proliferation through the gauze.

Warnings and Precautions

Dakin's Solution cleanser may inactivate PHMB. This will impact dressing efficacy but should not be dangerous to patient health.

How Supplied/Sizing
6"x6(3/4)". Sterile 2's, 5's and 10's.
Product features
cancel Absorptive dressing format
cancel Alginate dressing format
cancel Antimicrobial effects up to 48 hours
check_circle Antimicrobial effects up to 3 days
cancel Antimicrobial effects up to 7 days
cancel Bacterial binding
cancel Bacterial trapping
check_circle Bactericidal
cancel Bactericidal broad-spectrum
check_circle Bacteriostatic
cancel Collagen dressing format
cancel Composite dressing format
cancel Contact layer dressing format
cancel Foam dressing format
cancel Fungicidal
cancel Gauze or non-woven dressing format
cancel Gelling fiber dressing format
cancel Hydrogel (amorphous) dressing format
cancel Hydrogel (impregnated) dressing format
cancel Hydrogel (sheet) dressing format
cancel Impermeable to outside contaminants
check_circle Impregnated dressing format
cancel Microbicidal
check_circle Moisture vapor permeable
cancel Secondary dressing required
cancel Silicone-based adhesive
cancel Sporicidal
cancel Super absorbent polymers
cancel Sustained release formula
cancel Transparent film dressing format
cancel Virucidal
cancel Wound filler dressing format
Other features
check_circle Educational Material Available
cancel Free Samples/Trials Available
check_circle Published Clinical Article Available
Recommended Use

Exuding Wounds
Surgical Wounds

Mode of Use/Application

No change to clinical protocol - Use Kerlix™ AMD sponges as you would a standard super sponge.

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