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2014-01-20 12:24:25

ALBANY, New York., January 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Hospital Acquired Disease Testing Market (Pneumonia, UTI, Blood Stream, Surgical Site, MRSA Infection, and Others) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019", the global hospital acquired disease testing market was valued at USD 2.2 billionin 2012 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 19.3% from 2013 to 2019, to...

2014-01-13 23:03:43

Metrex has announced the release of Infection Prevention's Circle of Care: The 7 Critical Touch Points of the healthcare facility. Anaheim, CA (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Metrex™, a leader in Infection Prevention, has announced the release of Infection Prevention’s Circle of Care: The 7 Critical Touch Points of the healthcare facility. The 7 Critical Touch Points are the most critical areas in the healthcare environment in preventing healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). HAIs can...

2014-01-13 08:27:46

BD MAX(TM) MRSA XT Assay with eXTended Detection Technology Receives FDA Clearance BALTIMORE, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BD Diagnostics, a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, announced today it has received FDA clearance to market the BD MAX(TM) MRSA XT Assay for use on the fully-automated BD MAX(TM) System. This is the second assay from BD Diagnostics capable of detecting newly emerging MRSA strains with the...

2014-01-09 12:22:20

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hussey Copper, a leader in copper manufacturing, with support from Lynn Tilton and Patriarch Partners, today launches a new line of home improvement products that fight deadly bacteria*(1) known to lurk on surfaces. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140109/NE43441LOGO ) This is the first time antimicrobial solid-surface items are available at the retail level. Bathroom sinks, wall plates, push/pull plates, cabinet pulls and tile...

2014-01-07 12:27:20

Healthcare company announces the world's first IBM style, backlit, washable keyboard, in response to contaminated computer keyboards in hospitals. LAS VEGAS, Nev., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seal Shield, LLC, Jacksonville, FL, today announced the Silver Seal Glow(TM) backlit, waterproof keyboard. Developed for the healthcare market, the Silver Seal Glow(TM) is the world's first waterproof, backlit, natural style keyboard constructed with antimicrobial product protection. Unlike...

2014-01-06 16:27:32

Annual report shows pressure ulcer prevention, drastic reduction of early elective deliveries and reduced readmissions ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In its annual patient safety report, Minnesota hospitals participating in the federal Partnership for Patients Hospital Engagement Network (HEN) recorded the prevention of more than 6,200 readmissions; 682 fewer patients developed a pressure ulcer; 512 fewer patients experienced a fall; and 300 early elective...

2014-01-06 12:27:35

Health System to Automate Hand Hygiene Compliance Monitoring with DebMed GMS CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DebMed®, creator of the world's first electronic hand hygiene compliance monitoring system based on the World Health Organization's (WHO's) "Five Moments for Hand Hygiene," today announced a collaborative partnership with Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee, IL. The 325-bed health system, which serves more than five counties across Illinois, has implemented...

Dangerous Bacteria Persists On Daycare Surfaces Far Longer Than Previously Believed
2013-12-27 04:27:48

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Two types of Streptococcus bacteria responsible for many sore throats and other, more serious infections persist on surfaces far longer than previously believed, according to new research appearing in Thursday’s edition of the journal Infection and Immunity. Previous studies have determined that the bacteria in question, Streptococcus pneumoniae and Streptococcus pyogenes, are unable to live for long outside of the human body....


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2011-04-14 13:29:59

Acinetobacter baumannii is a species of pathogenic bacteria that is resistant to most antibiotics. Some think the disease is killing tens of thousands of U.S. hospital patients each year due to its resistance to drug treatment. It can cause severe pneumonia and infections of the urinary tract, bloodstream, and other parts of the body. It forms opportunistic infections including reports of attacking wounded soldiers and is sometimes abbreviated as MDRAB. It is the most relevant human...

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