Navigation Links
Germgard's New Room-Temperature Surgical Instrument Sterilizer Achieves Total Cycle Time of Three Minutes
Date:8/5/2009

DOVER, N.J., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Germgard Lighting LLC, a New Jersey-based medical technology company, has demonstrated a breakthrough advancement of its gas-based, room-temperature surgical instrument sterilization system.

An independent testing laboratory is consistently achieving 100% kill of Geobacillus stearothermophilus, the standard spore used for testing surgical instrument sterilizers. The tests employ a single, three-minute cycle, including preparation. The inactivation remains at 100% after 7 days of controlled observation, hence is fully compatible with a single cycle. Germgard continues to optimize the process, confidently expecting no more than an unprecedented double cycle of six minutes total time for lumen devices such as endoscopes and for Prion inactivation on neurological tools.

Reduced cycle time and room-temperature sterilization are important since they reduce instrument damage, shorten inventory turnaround time and reduce the number of necessary equipment operators -- critical considerations for efficiency and ongoing cost savings.

The total cycle time for the process is so much shorter than for steam sterilization or any room-temperature, gas-based sterilizer process that Germgard expects that current technologies will become obsolete and be supplanted by Germgard's system.

The proprietary gas medium used for sterilization is unlike any in current use and is safe, easy-to-use and short-lived, disappearing before the exposure pouch is opened. The system can be fully automated, requiring no high-temperature presoak, no instrument pre-wrapping by technicians, no cool-down period and no time lost for drying or special handling. It is expected to be suitable for all surgical instruments.

According to Germgard's CEO, Dr. Eugene I. Gordon, "Commercialization and implementation of our solution will positively impact large he
'/>"/>

SOURCE Germgard Lighting LLC
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. PEAK Surgical Introduces PEAK PlasmaBlade(TM) TnA
2. Surgical Masks Help Ward Off Flu, Maybe
3. New Surgical Device Revolutionizes Face Lifts, Abdominoplasty and Breast Reduction Surgery Promising Patients Quicker Recovery Time, Less Pain and Fewer Bruises
4. STAAR Surgical Generates Cash From Operations During Second Quarter
5. Unified360 Makes Positive Impact to Baylor Surgical Center Operations.
6. STAAR Surgical to Present at BMO Capital Markets 9th Annual Focus on Healthcare Conference in New York
7. Southern California Surgical Center (heart411.com) Specializes in Mitral Valve Replacement
8. Coming Soon -- Stem-Cell Surgical Thread?
9. Survey finds surgical residents view duty hour regulations as a hindrance to training
10. STAAR Surgical Announces Second Quarter 2009 Earnings Release Date And Conference Call
11. Pioneer Surgical Technology, Inc. Names Thomas J. McLeer as Chief Marketing Officer and General Manager of Spinal Operations
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/22/2015)... 2015 The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention is ... of Clinical Pharmacy Services at North Carolina State’s College ... the 2015 Beal Award for Distinguished Volunteer Service—the organization’s ... on the contributions of volunteer experts to direct its ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... LunaDress, with its top dressmaking technologies, has ... the business is showing its latest designs of wedding dresses ... to the company’s CEO, all the fresh new products are ... discounts, up to 80% off. All the clothes from LunaDress ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Woodloch Pines, an all-inclusive family resort ... TripAdvisor as the number one best large hotel for families ... world for their annual Travelers’ Choice Awards. , TripAdvisor ... website is home to millions of unbiased and honest traveler ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Padre Murphy's and Owner Tom Boyle in Glendale, ... Health Alliance (PPHA). The PPHA's passion for others' well-being ... NFL greats, treated for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has propelled ... cause in the valley. The most recent plans for an ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... The Incredible Bulk is a revolutionary method ... lean muscle by up to 30lbs in less than 12 ... HealthyandFitZone.com’s Stan Stevenson, prompting an investigative review. , “Our ... scientific diet formula that allows the body to pack on ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Gigi Davidson, Pioneer in Veterinary Pharmacy and Leader in Pharmacy Compounding, honored with USP’s Beal Award for Dedication to Public Health 2Health News:Gigi Davidson, Pioneer in Veterinary Pharmacy and Leader in Pharmacy Compounding, honored with USP’s Beal Award for Dedication to Public Health 3Health News:Gigi Davidson, Pioneer in Veterinary Pharmacy and Leader in Pharmacy Compounding, honored with USP’s Beal Award for Dedication to Public Health 4Health News:LunaDress Shows The Latest Styles Of Wedding Dresses In 2015 2Health News:TripAdvisor Names Woodloch Pines Best Hotel for Families in America 2Health News:TripAdvisor Names Woodloch Pines Best Hotel for Families in America 3Health News:Padre Murphy's Holds NFL Retired Players Association Party Star Studded Event With Bud Light and Pro Player Health Alliance Sponsoring 2Health News:Padre Murphy's Holds NFL Retired Players Association Party Star Studded Event With Bud Light and Pro Player Health Alliance Sponsoring 3Health News:The Incredible Bulk: Review Examining Ben Pakulski’s Brand New Bulking Muscle Building Diet Program Released 2
... team of scientists from Mayo Clinic, the University of ... are leveraging a long-standing research relationship to apply results ... risk predictors for preterm birth. "This is a ... the fundamental problems in maternal-fetal health," says Douglas Creedon, ...
... DENVER Circulating tumor cells (CTCs) may be a ... assessment, according to data presented at the Fourth AACR ... "The basic idea is that CTCs can ... acting as a ,liquid biopsy," said Siminder Kaur Atwal, ...
... It is estimated that 1 in 500 children will be ... the use of aggressive treatment modalities, more than 75% of ... and parents are looking beyond the cancer at important quality ... post-cancer survivorship. Unfortunately, the aggressive treatments for cancer ...
... US patent for a new kind of vaccine, which ... and DNA adjuvant. Chairman of Pediatrics Erwin Gelfand, MD, ... Dow, PhD, developed the new liposome-based adjuvant. Live ... work fine by themselves. But vaccines containing dead organisms ...
... By Madonna Behen HealthDay Reporter , MONDAY, ... have saved the lives of tens of thousands of ... serious heart rhythm abnormalities. But these medical devices ... because the electrical wires, or leads, that connect the ...
... the University of Leicester, funded by Hope Against Cancer, are ... target cancer cells. The research in the University Department ... actual tissue from tumours extracted from patients undergoing surgery. ... effectively target chemo-resistant cells using curcumin, an extract of the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Microbiomes may hold key to better understanding of preterm birth 2Health News:Circulating tumor cells can provide 'real-time' information on patient's current disease state 2Health News:Women and Infants provides fertility preservation for childhood cancer survivors 2Health News:New Software for Defibrillators Lowers Risk of Unnecessary Shocks 2Health News:New Software for Defibrillators Lowers Risk of Unnecessary Shocks 3Health News:Curry cooking ingredient could provide recipe for fight against cancer 2
(Date:1/23/2015)... , Jan. 23, 2015 Research and Markets ... the "Urinary Catheters Market (Indwelling or Foley Catheters, ... Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast ... , At present, the global market for ...
(Date:1/23/2015)...  MedScope ( www.medscope.org ), the leading provider of medical ... Connected World magazine Connected World Award for its ... be used anywhere, anytime. The nomination was made by ... nominating MedScope, Landon Garner , Director of Marketing ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... Rose, baseball,s all-time hits leader, is the new spokesperson for ... Pharma has announced. "Pete,s a Hall of Famer ... on board with Myoflex," said Ducere Pharma Chief Executive Officer ... is known across all generations. The passion and intensity that ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Urinary Catheters Market (Indwelling or Foley Catheters, Intermittent Catheters and Male External or Condom Catheters) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020 2Urinary Catheters Market (Indwelling or Foley Catheters, Intermittent Catheters and Male External or Condom Catheters) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020 3MedScope Nominated by RacoWireless for Prestigious 2015 Connected World Magazine Connected World Award 2Pete Rose bets on Myoflex to relieve aches and pains 2
... Diabetes Association,s 69th Scientific Sessions shows investigational product ... tests , , NEW ORLEANS, June 6 ... is a well-tolerated, ultra rapid acting insulin with ... antidiabetic treatment, according to data presented today at ...
... , Stem Cell Technologies for Surgery , , ... adult stem cell technology has three Texarkana neurosurgeons leading ... surgery. The innovative technique is improving the desired results ... the orthopedic and spine industry are predicting the latest ...
Cached Medicine Technology:AFRESA(R) Phase 3 Pulmonary Function Safety Data in Patients with Diabetes Presented at ADA 2AFRESA(R) Phase 3 Pulmonary Function Safety Data in Patients with Diabetes Presented at ADA 3Three Surgeons in East Texas Are Successfully Integrating a Novel Stem Cell Procedure for Spine Surgeries 2Three Surgeons in East Texas Are Successfully Integrating a Novel Stem Cell Procedure for Spine Surgeries 3
Shandon Plastic Slide Boxes...
Shandon Microscope Slide Trays...
... The Integre Duo is the ... proven,red and green wavelengths. This ... to instantly,select either a red ... which maximizes,treatment options and ensures ...
... and transmitting data from multiple sources ... for. Dawnings ResultNet/Plus software allows you ... not your communications network., ,ResultNet/Plus eliminates ... data from largescale or multi-site laboratories ...
Medicine Products: