Mixture of sugar and povidone-iodine stimulates healing of MRSA-infected skin ulcers on db/db mice

@article{Shi2007MixtureOS,
  title={Mixture of sugar and povidone-iodine stimulates healing of MRSA-infected skin ulcers on db/db mice},
  author={Chong-Ming Shi and H. Nakao and M. Yamazaki and R. Tsuboi and H. Ogawa},
  journal={Archives of Dermatological Research},
  year={2007},
  volume={299},
  pages={449-456}
}
  • Chong-Ming Shi, H. Nakao, +2 authors H. Ogawa
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Archives of Dermatological Research
  • The topical application of a mixture of sugar and povidone-iodine (PI) has been reported to accelerate the healing of cutaneous wounds and ulcers by promoting reepithelialization and granulation tissue formation, as well as by having an anti-microbial effect. In order to clarify the efficacy of a 70% sugar and 3% PI paste (U-PASTA™)(SP) on infectious skin ulcers, we made a bacterial infection model using methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) on the skin of diabetic db/db mice, and… CONTINUE READING

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