Acetic Acid


- has been used on wounds for many years and has been reported recently to be effective in treating cultured epidermal autografts after the first week of placement;
- it is effective against a variety of gram-negative and gram-positive agents and is usually employed as a one-fourth strength solution.



Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Friday, November 30, 2012 12:56 pm