C Charnock

Summary

Affiliation: Oslo University College
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Tattooing dyes and pigments contaminated with bacteria]
    Colin Charnock
    Avdeling for helsefag, Høgskolen i Oslo, 0167 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 124:933-5. 2004
  2. pmc Swabbing of waiting room magazines reveals only low levels of bacterial contamination
    Colin Charnock
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Oslo University College, 0167 Oslo, Norway
    Br J Gen Pract 55:37-9. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Biocidal activity of a bioactive glass-protected, preservative-free tattooing solution
    Colin Charnock
    Department of Health Sciences, Oslo University College, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Infect Control 34:290-5. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Evaluation of preservative efficacy in pharmaceutical products: the use of psychrotolerant, low-nutrient preferring microbes in challenge tests
    C Charnock
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, St Olavs Plass, Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Pharm Ther 37:558-64. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Combining esters of para-hydroxy benzoic acid (parabens) to achieve increased antimicrobial activity
    C Charnock
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Oslo University College, Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Pharm Ther 32:567-72. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Are multidose over-the-counter artificial tears adequately preserved?
    Colin Charnock
    Department of Health Sciences, Oslo University College, Oslo, Norway
    Cornea 25:432-7. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Controlling the proliferation of Zygosaccharomyces bailii in ephedrine anti-phlegm cough mixture
    C Charnock
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Oslo University College, Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Pharm Ther 30:329-35. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint The microbial content of non-sterile pharmaceuticals distributed in Norway
    C Charnock
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Oslo University College, 0167 Oslo, Norway
    J Hosp Infect 57:233-40. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Synthesis, antimicrobial and antineoplastic activities for agelasine and agelasimine analogs with a beta-cyclocitral derived substituent
    Agnes Proszenyák
    Department of Chemistry, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Arch Pharm (Weinheim) 340:625-34. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the antibacterial efficacy of diesters of azelaic acid
    Colin Charnock
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Oslo University College, Postboks 4, St Olav pl, 0130 Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Pharm Sci 21:589-96. 2004

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Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint [Tattooing dyes and pigments contaminated with bacteria]
    Colin Charnock
    Avdeling for helsefag, Høgskolen i Oslo, 0167 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 124:933-5. 2004
    ..However, the degree to which tattooing represents a health risk in the form of infections is still a matter of debate. The aim of the present study was to investigate the microbial content of tattooing dyes and pigments (colourants)...
  2. pmc Swabbing of waiting room magazines reveals only low levels of bacterial contamination
    Colin Charnock
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Oslo University College, 0167 Oslo, Norway
    Br J Gen Pract 55:37-9. 2005
    ..Among targeted groups of pathogens only two colonies of Staphylococcus aureus were detected. Magazines do not seem to be potentially important vectors of bacterial transfer in the setting examined...
  3. ncbi request reprint Biocidal activity of a bioactive glass-protected, preservative-free tattooing solution
    Colin Charnock
    Department of Health Sciences, Oslo University College, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Infect Control 34:290-5. 2006
    ..Concerted efforts are being made to remove this threat, including the production and use of cleaner dyes and pigments with enhanced antimicrobial properties...
  4. doi request reprint Evaluation of preservative efficacy in pharmaceutical products: the use of psychrotolerant, low-nutrient preferring microbes in challenge tests
    C Charnock
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, St Olavs Plass, Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Pharm Ther 37:558-64. 2012
    ..We investigate the relevance of these factors when testing preservative efficacy by including other strains in challenge tests...
  5. ncbi request reprint Combining esters of para-hydroxy benzoic acid (parabens) to achieve increased antimicrobial activity
    C Charnock
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Oslo University College, Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Pharm Ther 32:567-72. 2007
    ..Each of these observations is important in deciding how parabens should be combined to achieve best protection of the product in question, whilst minimizing the health risk to the user...
  6. ncbi request reprint Are multidose over-the-counter artificial tears adequately preserved?
    Colin Charnock
    Department of Health Sciences, Oslo University College, Oslo, Norway
    Cornea 25:432-7. 2006
    ..Based on the challenge test outlined in the European Pharmacopoeia, products were tested in their original containers to see whether their component preservative had sufficient activity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Controlling the proliferation of Zygosaccharomyces bailii in ephedrine anti-phlegm cough mixture
    C Charnock
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Oslo University College, Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Pharm Ther 30:329-35. 2005
    ..To explain a reported proliferation of Zygosaccharomyces bailii in a commercially available ephedrine anti-phlegm cough mixture preserved with 0.1% sodium benzoate, and to present a strategy for controlling its growth...
  8. ncbi request reprint The microbial content of non-sterile pharmaceuticals distributed in Norway
    C Charnock
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Oslo University College, 0167 Oslo, Norway
    J Hosp Infect 57:233-40. 2004
    ..A number of the isolates showed antibiotic resistances unusual for the species in question...
  9. ncbi request reprint Synthesis, antimicrobial and antineoplastic activities for agelasine and agelasimine analogs with a beta-cyclocitral derived substituent
    Agnes Proszenyák
    Department of Chemistry, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Arch Pharm (Weinheim) 340:625-34. 2007
    ..Acanthamoeba keratitis is an increasingly common and severe corneal infection, closely associated with contact lens wear...
  10. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the antibacterial efficacy of diesters of azelaic acid
    Colin Charnock
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Oslo University College, Postboks 4, St Olav pl, 0130 Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Pharm Sci 21:589-96. 2004
    ..It is proposed that the pharmacological and microbiological properties of bis-[(butanoyloxy)methyl] nonanedioate are worthy of further study based on an extended screening of acne sufferers...
  11. pmc Dirty magazines
    Colin Charnock
    Br J Gen Pract 55:560. 2005
  12. ncbi request reprint (+)-agelasine D: improved synthesis and evaluation of antibacterial and cytotoxic activities
    Anders Vik
    Department of Chemistry, University of Oslo, Norway
    J Nat Prod 69:381-6. 2006
    ..They exhibit profound cytotoxic activity against several cancer cells, including a multidrug-resistant cell line. (+)-Agelasine D (10) has been isolated earlier from a marine sponge (Agelas sp.)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Synthesis of indolizine derivatives with selective antibacterial activity against Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    Lise Lotte Gundersen
    Department of Chemistry, University of Oslo, PO Box 1033, Blindern, N 0315 Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Pharm Sci 30:26-35. 2007
    ..The compounds studied display a narrow antibacterial spectrum and appear to be quite selective antimycobacterial compounds. Moderate activity against certain pathogenic protozoa was also observed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial and cytotoxic activity of agelasine and agelasimine analogs
    Anders Vik
    Department of Chemistry, University of Oslo, Blindern, N 0315 Oslo, Norway
    Bioorg Med Chem 15:4016-37. 2007
    ..1 microM for the most potent compounds), including a drug resistant renal cell line, have been identified. Most compounds studied also exhibited broad spectrum antimicrobial activity including activity against Mycobacterium tuberculosis...