Sutures coated with triclosan do not provide a sufficient antimicrobial effect to prevent in vitro colonization by oral bacteria, whereas use in combination with a chlorhexidine-cetyl pyridinium-containing antiplaque rinse appears to be counterproductive.
Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Academic Centre for Oral Health, Department of Periodontology, University Medical Center Groningen and University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands.
J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2011 Apr;69(4):980-5
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