Medihoney Does Equal Mupirocin for PD Infection Control
While Medihoney did not reduce overall PD infections, a substudy of the “Honeypot” trial did find positive results. Among 371 PD patients randomized to daily exit site antibacterial honey or nasal mupirocin (for staph carriers), rates of both exit site infections and peritonitis were equivalent. NOTE: Honey does not create antibiotic resistant bacteria, which is a plus.
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