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Micro-organisms table

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Iodosorb Cadexomer Matrix with Iodine

 

 

 

Table 1. Shows the micro-organisms against which Iodine is effective.

 

Gram +ve Bacteria Gram -ve Bacteria Fungi Protozoa and
other organisms
Viruses Acid -fast
bacteria
Bacillus subtilis Enterobacter aerogenes Aspergillus flavus Entamoeba histolytica Cytomegalovirus Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Clostridium perfringens Escherichia coli Candida albicans Trichomonas vaginalis Influenza type A
Clostridium tetani Haemophilus vaginalis Cryptococcus neoformans Treponema pallidum Polio type 1, Mahoney & CHAT strains
Corynebacterium diphtheriae Klebsiella pneumoniae Epidermophyton floccosum Chlamydia trachomatis Herpes genitalis
Diptheroids Proteus mirabilis (all strains) Nocardia asteroides Mycoplasma hominis Herpes simplex type 1
Diplococcus pneumoniae Pseudomonas aeruginosa Rabies
Staphylococcus albus Pseudomonas pyocyanea Rubella
Staphylococcus aureus/haemolytic Salmonella typhi Vaccinia
Streptococcus
(b-haemolytic)
Serratia marcescens
Streptococcus fecalis Shigella dysenteriae
Streptococcus pyogenes Vibrio comma

 

The micro-organisms in the shaded boxes are commonly found in infected wounds.