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SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medizone International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MZEI.OB) announces that its third round of testing and data logging for the enhanced AsepticSure(TM) technology is now complete.
LAS VEGAS, Dec.
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medizone International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MZEI) announces that following several months of research, AsepticSure(TM) can now achieve a level of bacterial decontamination heretofore unseen in open space settings using conventional means.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct.
Bathing hospital patients with a weak solution of chlorhexidine may help protect them against superbugs, U.S. researchers say. Chlorhexidine is the same anti-bacterial agent used by surgeons to scrub in before an operation.
Chlorhexidine bathing is cheap and effective means of protecting patients from superbugs.
Hopkins experts in applied physics, computer engineering, infectious diseases, emergency medicine, microbiology, pathology and surgery have unveiled a 7-foot-tall, $10,000 shower-cubicle-shaped device that automatically sanitizes in 30 minutes all sorts of hard-to-clean equipment in the highly trafficked hospital emergency department.
PRINCETON, N.J., June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Derma Sciences, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DSCI), a provider of advanced wound care products, announced today that it has begun shipping BIOGUARD(TM) Barrier Dressings to customers.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medizone International, Inc.
An antibiotic resistant bacteria was found in 79 percent of Swedish sewage sludge samples tested, researchers in Scandinavia say. Study leader Leena Sahlstrom of the Finnish Food Safety Authority, working with the Swedish National Veterinary Institute, says the danger the bacteria -- vancomycin resistant enterococci -- present in the wastewater treatment by-product and used as a fertilizer or soil conditioner could pass its superbug resistance genes to other bacteria in the human food chain....
Enterococcus is a Gram-positive, commensal bacterium inhabiting the gastrointestinal tracts of humans and other mammals. It is a main constituent of some probiotic food supplements. E. faecalis can cause life-threatening infections in humans, especially in the nosocomial environment, where the naturally high levels of antibiotic resistance found in E. faecalis contribute to its pathogenicity. It is frequently found in root canal-treated teeth in prevalence values ranging from 30% to 90% of...
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