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2013-11-07 23:30:53

BioScience Laboratories an Independent testing laboratory announces the capability of product efficacy testing versus Clostridium difficile spores. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 In response to the recent hospital infection related fatalities caused by Clostridium difficile, BioScience Laboratories (BSLI) a Montana-based independent testing laboratory, reminds disinfectant manufacturers that product efficacy versus Clostridium difficile spores can be determined through in-vitro...

2013-11-01 23:03:13

Infection Control Market report categorizes the global infection control market on the basis of technology, services, and applications. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/infection-control-market-1084.html (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 The"Infection Control Market - Sterilization (ETO Sterilization, E-Beam, Gamma, Steam, Low Temperature, Contract Services) & Disinfection (Endoscope Reprocessing, Disinfectant, Disinfector, Face Mask, Drapes, Surgical Gowns, Wipes) -...

2013-10-30 23:35:08

A new, revolutionary medical product that solves a worldwide health issue: How to reduce hospital-acquired infections. Chico, CA (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Nearly 100,000 people die each year from preventable Nosocomial infections according to public health reports from March-April 2007 (http://www.infectionpreventiontextiles.com/HAI-101.php). Infections from Staphylococcus species including MRSA are a worldwide concern; the bacteria often colonize and infect patients in hospital and...

2013-10-30 10:29:36

Five years after implementing a national initiative to reduce methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) rates in Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers, MRSA cases have continued to decline, according to a study in the November issue of the American Journal of Infection Control, the official publication of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC). The MRSA Prevention Initiative, implemented in 2007, resulted in significant decreases in both the...

2013-10-30 10:15:01

Identifying gaps in infection prevention practices may yield opportunities for improved patient safety, according to a survey published in the November issue of the American Journal of Infection Control, the official publication of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC). Ascension Health, the nation's largest non-profit healthcare system with hospitals and related healthcare facilities in 23 states and the District of Columbia, conducted a...

2013-10-25 10:30:00

A year ago this month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention activated its Emergency Operations Center as part of the response to the tragic outbreak of fungal meningitis linked to three contaminated lots of preservative-free methylprednisolone acetate (MPA) produced by the New England Compounding Center (NECC). As of October 23, 2013, there have been 751 cases of fungal meningitis and other infections associated with this outbreak; 64 of these patients have died. Since July 2013,...


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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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