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Soap and Water May not be Enough to Fight MRSA Superbug
Date:11/8/2007

e Citadel's assistant director of Sports Medicine. "We've made Hibiclens part of our regular wound treatment program, using it for everything from abscesses to ingrown toenails. Our department also uses Hibiclens as their regular hand wash instead of soap and water, and I can safely say we have not had a single staff member contract MRSA to date."

Hibiclens and Hibistat Towelettes are available in the first aid sections at chain drug stores and pharmacies located in discount retailers.

About Molnlycke Health Care US, LLC

Molnlycke Health Care US, LLC, consists of two divisions -- Surgical and Wound Care. Focusing on prevention of surgically-related infections for both patients and healthcare workers, the Surgical Division (formerly Regent Medical Americas, LLC) encompasses the world's leading manufacturer and supplier of powder-free surgical gloves (Biogel(R) surgical gloves); the number one supplier (by value) of skin cleanser (Hibiclens(R) and Hibistat(R) antiseptics); and BARRIER(R) protective clothing. A leader in trauma and pain management, the Wound Care Division's market dynamics are driven by an aging population, higher incidence of pressure ulcers and increased home treatment.

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(1) Bell, Edward A. "Antibiotic Choices for CA-MRSA Infections."

Infectious Disease News. March 2007.

(2) Bell, Edward A. "Treatment Options Exist for CA-MRSA Infection."

Infectious Disease News. November 2005.

(3) Navy Environmental Health Center, "Guidelines for the Management of

Community-Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-

MRSA) Infections in the US Navy and Marine Corps," August 2006.


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