Algicell Calcium Alginate Rope. For wound management needs, the dressing absorbs 16%-32% more drainage, reducing maceration risk. Effective against a broad range of bacteria, the gelling capability ensures that the dressing doesn't stick or leave fibrous residue in the wound bed. Alginate ropes can be used to fill or pack the dead space in a wound. Size: 3/4"x 36". 10/box, 4 boxes/case.