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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.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.