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MicroGuard(TM) Antimicrobial Alloys Kill 99.9% of MRSA Bacteria
Date:6/11/2009

antimicrobial coatings which cannot claim to kill infectious bacteria, the antimicrobial properties of MicroGuard will not wear away or be rubbed off. The antibacterial efficacy of MicroGuard remains effective for the life of the product."

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that hospital-acquired infections affect 1.7 million people each year and cost over $20 billion. Over 99,000 people die annually from hospital-acquired infections. The most common hospital-acquired infection is MRSA, which has more than tripled since 2000. MicroGuard surfaces kill 99.9% of MRSA.

Independent laboratory testing demonstrated effective antibacterial activity against *Staphylococcus aureus, Enterobacter aerogenes, Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), Escherichia coli 0157:H7, and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. For more information, visit www.ipmx.com.

About PMX Industries

Located in Cedar Rapids, IA, PMX Industries produces a wide range of copper and brass alloys, EcoCopper(TM) green building materials, and MicroGuard antimicrobial alloys.


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