Effects of a novel gel containing 5-aminolevulinic acid and red LED against bacteria involved in peri-implantitis and other oral infections

Highlights • ALAD with LED irradiation exerted a potent antibacterial activity both Gram+ and -. • The higher effect was obtained with 1 h of gel plus 7 min of LED irradiation. • 25 min ALAD plus 5 min of LED led to a high antibacterial effect. • A certain antibacterial effect was measure also without LED.   Antibiotic […]

Newly formulated 5% 5-aminolevulinic acid photodynamic therapy on Candida albicans

Giuseppe Greco, Simone Di Piazza, Jiemei Chan, Mirca Zotti, Reem Hanna, Ezio Gheno, Angelina O. Zeckiy, Claudio Pasquale, Nicola De Angelis, Andrea Amaroli. Highlights • Candida infections are responsible for an over of one million human deaths per year. • An increase in C. albicans resistance to common antifungal medications was described. • There is a […]