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Treatment of impetigo: Paint it blue

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: (Published 21 October 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:979
  1. Roderic S MacDonald, specialist in musculoskeletal medicine (
  1. London W4 2NL

    EDITOR—Koning and van der Wouden in their editorial on treatment of impetigo discuss the relative merits of systemic and topical antibiotics that were reported in their recent Cochrane review and add that they have no evidence to support the therapeutic value of disinfecting agents, which they note have hardly been studied. …

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