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Title: Evaluation of antifungal activity of mineral trioxide aggregate.
Authors: Al Nazhan, S.
Al Judai, A.
Keywords: Evaluation antifungal; activity mineral; trioxide; aggregate; antifungal agents
Issue Date: 2003
Publisher: Elsevier B.V.
Citation: Journal of Endodontics: 29(12); 826-827
Abstract: The purpose of this investigation was to study, in vitro, the antifungal effect of mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) using a tube-dilution test. MTA was tested freshly mixed and after 24 h set on Candida albicans. The tested MTA was incubated with C. albicans for 1 h, 24 h, and 3 days. Results showed that the freshly mixed MTA was effective in killing the tested fungi after 1 day of contact, whereas the 24-h set MTA was effective after 3 days of incubation. It was concluded that MTA (freshly mixed and 24-h set) was effective against C. albicans.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/16710
ISSN: 0099-2399
Appears in Collections:College of Dentistry

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