High Efficacy of Ozonated Oils on the Removal of Biofilms Produced by Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) from Infected Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Type: Research article

Author:  Vanessa Silva 1,2,3,4 , Cecília Peirone 5,6,7 , Joana S. Amaral 8,9 , Rosa Capita 10,11 , Carlos Alonso-Calleja 10,11 , José A. Marques-Magallanes 12, Ângela Martins 13 , Águeda Carvalho 6, Luís Maltez 5,14 , José Eduardo


Our data clearly indicate that ozonated vegetable oils have an e_ect on bacterial biofilms, in particular in mature biofilms and adhered cells. Ozonated oils may be used as an alternative to antibiotics in the treatment of skin infections caused by multidrug-resistant bacteria.

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