bacteriostat

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a chemical or biological material that inhibits bacterial growth

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Boric acid is routinely used as a bacteriostatic agent in urine samples to be assessed for pathological microbial infection (17, 18).
Sulphites used to stabilise vasoconstrictors and methylparaben, a bacteriostatic agent similar to an ester linkage found in some LAs, can cause non-IgE-mediated allergic reactions.
Although host factors may allow a bacteriostatic agent to be used successfully in an infected patient, these factors appear to be less able to curtail the emergence of resistance.
AgION is registered by the EPA as a preservative and bacteriostatic agent for use in treated articles.
The Agion[R] Antimicrobial is presently registered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency as a preservative and bacteriostatic agent for use in treated articles under 40 CFR 152.
A bacteriostatic agent was not required in the colloidal silver preparation since colloidal silver has itself germicidal properties.