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2014-10-29 16:30:23

LONDON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- INTRODUCTION This comprehensive study examines the US market for infection prevention products and services covering: - Protective Apparel & Textiles (medical and laboratory gloves, surgical drapes, surgical gowns, patient gowns, surgical and staff face masks, and other apparel and textiles) - Safety Enhanced Medical Devices (catheters, prefillable and clinical hypodermic syringes, blood collection tubes, and other devices such as surgical...

2014-10-29 12:23:19

HAMBURG, Germany, October 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - The largest project of its kind in Europe and USA Copper has been shown to have antimicrobial properties and significantly reduce dangerous germs such as bacteria, fungi and viruses. Door handles are the most commonly used contact surfaces in hospitals. A recent on-site random sampling of these new door handles made from solid cast-copper alloys has shown that up to two-thirds reduction in germs is possible. This is...

2014-10-28 23:03:54

Researchers demonstrate the rapid spread of viruses in 2-4 hours; Clearstream provides antibacterial and antimicrobial products to combat viral contamination. Harrisburg, NC (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Researchers at the University of Arizona, Tucson, recently revealed the results of a new study on viral contamination, presenting their findings at the 54th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC) in September. In response to the study, Clearstream, LLC – a...

2014-10-27 23:11:35

In healthcare facilities around the world sinks and fixtures made with Antimicrobial Copper Nickel surfaces are becoming part of new patient safety initiatives. Franklin Park, IL (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 Just Manufacturing introduced their first sinks and fixtures made with CuVerro® Antimicrobial Copper Nickel Surfaces in 2012. Since that time there has been a steady expansion of their line of healthcare fixtures, scrub sinks, patient suite lavatory sinks and nurse’s hand wash...

2014-10-27 08:30:35

Survey from Clorox Professional Products Company, in cooperation with ISSA, reveals "unflushed" truth about restroom tough jobs and the value of cleaning visible dirt as well as the unseen germs PLEASANTON, Calif., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Most people have a "get in and get out" strategy when it comes to using public restrooms and do not consider what kind of maintenance is put into these facilities on a daily basis. With restroom maintenance likely to be a topic discussed at the...

2014-10-24 23:03:19

According to new report from BCC Research, the U.S. market for advanced municipal water treatment technologies is expected to reach over $3.2 billion in 2019 and register a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.4% for the five-year period of 2014 to 2019. Wellesley, Mass. (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, Advanced Technologies for Municipal Water Treatment, the U.S. market for advanced municipal water treatment technologies is...

2014-10-23 23:04:27

Thermal disinfection provides veterinary practices with safe and sustainable process to deactivate contaminated laundry Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 There is no cure for canine parvovirus (CPV). Dogs infected with the virus, typically unvaccinated dogs and puppies, suffer severe nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Veterinarians can only treat the afflicted dogs for dehydration and make sustained efforts to contain the virus. CPV is highly contagious and spreads through contact with...

2014-10-23 12:30:07

First and Only Sterilization Wrap Manufacturer to Receive FDA Clearance for All Standard Sterilization Methods in North America ROSWELL, Ga., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Health Care, soon to be Halyard Health, announced today that it is the first and only manufacturer to receive 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use of their sterilization wrap portfolio with all standard sterilization modalities. The KIMGUARD ONE-STEP* and QUICK CHECK*...

2014-10-22 16:25:43

Also in This Edition: Jobs for Writers and Media Industry Blog Posts NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Below are experts from the ProfNet network that are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. If you are interested in interviewing any of the experts, please contact them via the contact information at the end of the listing. If you are in need of additional experts, you can also submit a query to the hundreds of thousands of experts in our network. You can filter your...

2014-10-21 16:22:55

GRINNELL, Iowa and SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grinnell Regional Medical Center (GRMC) is engaged with Olin Brass in a comprehensive clinical trial to test the impact of Olin Brass' CuVerro® solid copper alloy products. CuVerro is a bactericidal touch surface that kills 99.9 percent of bacteria* within two hours of contact. As an EPA-registered copper alloy surface, the properties of CuVerro® have been proven effective 24/7--continuously killing infectious...


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