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|Spanish term or phrase: isodine|
|is this the same as iodine?|
For practical purposes - yes, but:
iodine = an element (symbol I)
Betadine ® and Isodine ® are brand names of iodophors.
iodophor = any compound that is a carrier of iodine
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Povidone-iodine or Isodine
Yes: isodine is the brand name for povidone-iodine, a disinfectant.
Bactericidal activities of povidone-iodine against Mycobacterium.
Three standard strains of Mycobacterium (M. tuberculosis H37Rv, M. avium ATCC15769 and M. kansasii ATCC12478) and 15 clinical isolates of Mycobacterium (7 M. tuberculosis, 2 M. avium, 3 M. kansasii, 1 M. intracellulare, 1 M. chelonae subsp. abscessus and 1 M. gordonae) were selected in order to study the bactericidal activities of *povidone-iodine (PVP-I) drug substance and a commercially available PVP-I solution (Isodine solution)* against Mycobacterium.
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