AQUACEL® Dressings

AQUACEL® Ag Extra™

Reach for the right dressing for all the right reasons.

AQUACEL Ag Extra Layers (Larger Image)

Help manage chronic wounds by keeping exudate in check, fighting infection and defending against pain with the AQUACEL® Family of dressing - powered by Hydrofiber® Technology.

PLUS AQUACEL® Ag EXTRA helps protect wounds from infection by killing a broad spectrum of wound-related bacteria and yeasts with proven, in vitro efficacy*,2,3:

–Staphylococcus aureus (NCTC 8532)
–Staphylococcus aureus (clinical isolate)
–Pseudomonas aeruginosa (clinical isolate, x 2 strains)
–Enterobacter cloacae (clinical isolate)
–Streptococcus pyogenes (clinical isolate)
–Klebsiella pneumoniae (clinical isolate, x 3 strains)
–Enterococcus faecalis (clinical isolate)
–Escherichia coli (NCIMB 8545)
–Escherichia coli (NCIMB 10544)
–Acinetobacter baumannii (NCIMB 9214)
–Candida albicans (NCPF 3179)
–Candida albicans (NCPF 3265)
–MRSA (NCTC 10442)
–MRSA (NCTC 12232)
–MRSA (clinical isolate, x 8 strains)
–VRE (NCTC 12201)
–VRE (clinical isolate, x 2 strains)
–Serratia marcescens (clinical isolate)
–Pseudomonas aeruginosa (NCTC 8506)
–Escherichia coli (E. coli) (NCTC 13351)
–Pseudomonas aeruginosa (NCTC 13437)
–Bacteroides fragilis (clinical isolate)
–Peptostreptococcus anaerobius (clinical isolate)
–Clostridium ramosum (clinical isolate)
–Clostridium clostridioforme (clinical isolate)
–Clostridium cadaveris (clinical isolate)
–Clostridium perfringens (clinical isolate)
–Tissierella praeacuta (clinical isolate)
–Acinetobacter baumannii (NCTC 13421, 13422, 13424)
–Community-associated MRSA (USA300)
–Clostridium difficile (C. diff) (NCTC 11382)
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With over 20 years of innovation ConvaTec's Hydrofiber® Technology gives AQUACEL® dressings powerful capabilities.

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Resources: Demonstration videos of AQUACEL® Ag Extra™ in action

Absorbancy Demo
Strength Demo
Mode of Action

Comparative Test Results

Allevyn Ag, AQUACEL® Ag – Shallow Wound Model