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Latest Special Pathogens Laboratory Stories

2014-11-06 23:03:21

Evaluation of A New Monochloramine Generation System for Controlling Legionella in Building Hot Water Systems is the first field trial and published study in the US to evaluate the efficacy of

2014-10-20 23:10:28

A point-of-use (POU) filter meets manufacturer’s claims for controlling Legionella for 62 days according to a study in the October issue of the American Journal of Infection Control released

2013-08-21 23:29:00

Special Pathogens Laboratory Director Janet E. Stout, PhD, has been invited to speak at the 8th International Conference on Legionella in Melbourne, Australia.

2013-04-22 23:03:36

Legionella consulting services expands with Special Pathogens Laboratory hire of Frank P. Sidari III, PE, BCEE.

2011-03-01 00:07:10

Legionella experts give a stepwise approach to evaluate efficacy of disinfection methods. Authors recommend infection control practitioners lead environment of care team in choosing disinfection technologies; post-treatment followed by scheduled culturing for Legionella.

2011-02-05 00:00:00

40 percent to 60 percent of all cooling water systems tested contain Legionella--the bacterium that causes Legionnaires' disease.

2010-12-25 00:01:25

Special Pathogens Laboratory Study First to Test 2002 CDC Recommendations that Alcohol-Based Rubs More Effective Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) December 23, 2010 Alcohol-based gels and hand rubs dominate the market for hand hygiene products, but that may start to change due to a new study conducted by Special Pathogens Laboratory (SPL, http://www.specialpathogenslab.com) to determine which was more effective—wipes or rubs.

2010-11-08 00:00:46

Alcohol-Based Wipes Significantly More Effective than Rubs in Reducing Bacteria and Spores; Findings Could Impact Hospital-Acquired Infections Alcohol-based gels and hand rubs dominate the market for hand hygiene products, but that may start to change due to a new study conducted by Special Pathogens Laboratory (SPL, http://www.specialpathogenslab.com) to determine which was more effective—wipes or rubs.


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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.