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Micro-organisms table

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Iodosorb* 0.9% Cadexomer 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
Bacillus subtilis Enterobacter aerogenes
Clostridium perfringens Escherichia coli Candida albicans
Klebsiella pneumoniae
Diptheroids Proteus mirabilis (all strains) Nocardia asteroides Mycoplasma hominis Herpes simplex type 1
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Staphylococcus albus Pseudomonas pyocyanea
Staphylococcus aureus/haemolytic
Serratia marcescens
Streptococcus fecalis
Streptococcus pyogenes




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