Telfa AMD

Telfa™ AMD Antimicrobial Sponges are impregnated with 0.2% PHMB (Polyhexamethylene Biguanide), a powerful yet safe antiseptic that has a broad range effectiveness against gram positive and gram negative micro-organisms including some multi-drug resistant strains such as MRSA.

Key Benefits

  • Telfa™ AMD Island dressing is a non-adherent absorbent dressing which is ideal for use as a primary dressing for lightly draining wounds
  • Contains PHMB (Polyhexamethylene Biguanide) which is highly effective against most organisms. Limits cross-contamination from patient to patient, patient to clinician, and patient to the environment
  • Resists bacterial colonisation within the dressing and helps prevent infections from growing and spreading in the dressing
  • Reduced bacterial penetration though the dressing to help minimise infection exposure from strikethrough
  • Broad-spectrum effectiveness provides protection against gram negative, gram positive and fungi/yeast micro-organisms including MRSA and VRE
  • Helps reduce the risk of hospital acquired infection
  • Non-adherent to allow for new tissue growth without interrupting the healing process. Allows for pain free removal.¬†Will not adhere to sutures, staples or steri-strips
  • Absorbent core offers light to moderate absorbency to remove excess fluid from the wound site
  • Conformable and comfortable to wear
  • No requirement for secondary dressing fixation due to integrated adhesive border. Saves nursing time and seals around drains catheters etc