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Efficacy and safety of PL-5 (Peceleganan) spray for wound infections. A phase IIb randomized clinical trial.


Wei Y, Wu J, Yuxin C, Fan K, Yu X, Li X et al, on behalf of the PL-5 Investigators.

Ann Surg 2023; 277: 43-49.

This study examined the use of a new antimicrobial spray compared to silver sulphadiazine in 220 patients with a skin wound infection. Use of the spray at four varying doses all improved healing rates significantly (P<0.05).

Comment: This seems to be working more like an antiseptic.

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