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Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2013, Article ID 909354, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/909354
Research Article

Benzoyl Peroxide Formulated Polycarbophil/Carbopol 934P Hydrogel with Selective Antimicrobial Activity, Potentially Beneficial for Treatment and Prevention of Bacterial Vaginosis

1School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Rutgers State University, 65 Dudley Road, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
2Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, Rutgers State University, 76 Lipman Drive, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
3Scientelle, LLC, Morristown, NJ 07906, USA
4Bioronus, LLC, Highland Park, NJ 08904, USA

Received 24 July 2013; Revised 20 September 2013; Accepted 2 October 2013

Academic Editor: Gregory T. Spear

Copyright © 2013 Shiqi Xu et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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