Are Microbes Headed Back to School this Fall?
... supplies that feature built-in Microban((R)) antimicrobial
product protection to help prevent the growth of ... bacteria can quickly multiply and grow. Microban antimicrobial
technology is now infused into a growing number ... the manufacturing process to provide continuous antimicrobial
protection that lasts the lifetime of the ....
New ACTICOAT(TM) Silver Coated Anti-microbial Barrier Dressing Receives 510(k) Clearance from the US FDA
... for Acticoat(TM) Flex. Acticoat(TM) Flex is an antimicrobial
barrier dressing designed to conform to body ... movement for injuries that require sustained antimicrobial
activity. Acticoat(TM) Flex represents a new ... Smith Nephew and NUCRYST to provide advanced antimicrobial
protection to acute trauma and burn patients, as ...
Midbrook Utilizes Copper in Medical Environments
... alloys in medical manufacturing. The unique antimicrobial
properties of copper make it well-suited for use ... has directed extensive research to confirm the antimicrobial
properties of copper. The results of this ... register multiple copper alloys with the EPA as antimicrobial
A clean copper surface is capable ...
ConvaTec Launches Hydrofiber(R) Technology Web Site
... dressing also provides "on demand" broad-spectrum antimicrobial
activity, responding to increased bacterial load ... Ag dressing also provides the broad-spectrum antimicrobial
properties of ionic silver, which kills a broad ...
Jones SA, Bowler PG, Walker M. antimicrobial
activity of silver-containing dressings is ...
Following CMS Cuts to Reimbursement for Medical Errors, New Devices Aimed at Reducing Nosocomial Infections Emerge
... catheters implanted in 2008 were equipped with antimicrobial
coatings. However, this number of ... LaBelle, Senior Analyst at MRG. "Although antimicrobial
coatings were initially reserved for ... (PICC) from Cook Medical. The launch of the first antimicrobial
PICC is the latest development in a more ...
Experts Support National Public Reporting of Healthcare-Associated Infections
... strengthened federal approach to deal with antimicrobial
"Overall, we ... facilities each year."
To address antimicrobial
resistant organisms, the groups have urged ... HR 3200 to include the Strategies to Address antimicrobial
Resistance (STAAR) Act, H.R. 2400, introduced ...
Independent Laboratory Testing Shows BioNeutral's Hospital Grade Ygiene(TM) Eliminates Aspergillus Niger (Black Mold) Spores
... by the Company's Ygiene(TM) Hospital Grade antimicrobial
in record time.
ATS Labs, using the EPA ... lab used by the developers and users of antimicrobial
products. They provide comprehensive antimicrobial
service and their superior client service and ...
Derma Sciences Announces First Commercial Sales of BIOGUARD(TM) Barrier Dressings
... were in vitro tested with the AATCC 100 antimicrobial
assay, and the following results were achieved ... are distinct from other currently available antimicrobial
dressings in that they continue to exhibit their ... strains of pathogens. Currently, the market for antimicrobial
dressings is estimated to be greater than $200 ...
Research from Dr. Charles Gerba Finds Average Toilet Paper & Towel Dispensers Have More Bacteria Than Average Toilet Seat
... Launches Exclusive Product Solution With Microban antimicrobial
Protection to Address Concerns About Exposure to ... paper and paper towel dispensers with Microban antimicrobial
The dispensers offer built-in antimicrobial
protection against common bacteria, such as ...
MicroGuard(TM) Antimicrobial Alloys Kill 99.9% of MRSA Bacteria
... The EPA has registered MicroGuard antimicrobial
alloys for sale with public health claims. The ... Agency (EPA) has registered MicroGuard(TM) antimicrobial
alloys for sale with public health claims. When ... President of Sales and Marketing at PMX. "Unlike antimicrobial
coatings which cannot claim to kill infectious ...
Estrogen linked to lowered immunity in fish
... also suspect that hepcidin may act as an antimicrobial
peptide in mammals, fish and frogs. antimicrobial
peptides are the first line of defense against ... "First," said Robertson, "hepcidin could be an antimicrobial
peptide that actually kills pathogens. Or it ...
TREK to Introduce New In Vitro Diagnostic and Research-Use-Only Susceptibility Products at American Society for Microbiology General Meeting, Booth 1301
... LIS-compatible system -- more FDA-cleared antimicrobial
drugs than on any other automated platform ... process, TREK has early access to the latest antimicrobial
therapies. Sensititre is also the ... surveillance programs, including NARMS (National antimicrobial
Resistance Monitoring System).
The company ...
ConvaTec Launches New AQUACEL(R) Ag Dressing with Strengthening Fiber
... benefits of Hydrofiber(R) Technology plus the antimicrobial
properties of ionic silver.(1,2)
The added ... Ag dressing provides the broad-spectrum antimicrobial
properties of ionic silver, which kills a broad ... silver, AQUACEL(R) Ag dressing provides on demand antimicrobial
activity, as demonstrated in vitro, responding to ...
New Paint Shows Germ-Fighting Potential
... SATURDAY, May 9 (HealthDay News) A new antimicrobial
paint kills disease-causing bacteria, mold, fungi ... in the United States.
The paint contains a new antimicrobial
polymer with a type of N-halamine, a bleach-like ... The scientists added that the paint retains its antimicrobial
properties for extended periods and is easily ...
Fiber Technology Products that Help Combat Spread of Superbugs Now Available to the Consumer Market
... now officials announce that PerfectCLEAN®, an antimicrobial
textile product proven dramatically effective in ... officials announce that PerfectCLEAN® , an antimicrobial
textile product proven dramatically effective in ... high performance products with built-in antimicrobial
protection have shown unrivalled performance in ...
Biocoat and Agion to Develop and Co-market Coatings for Medical Devices.
... the worldwide leader in natural silver-based antimicrobial
solutions, today announced a co-marketing ... promote a coatings product line featuring Agion's antimicrobial
protection for medical devices.
... the worldwide leader in natural silver-based antimicrobial
solutions, today announced a co-marketing ...
Tea tree oil and silver together make more effective antiseptics
... from natural lipids), greatly increases their antimicrobial
activity and may minimise any side effects.
... of the two agents were combined, their antimicrobial
activity increased. They carried out laboratory ... to use lower, less toxic, concentrations of the antimicrobial
agents to treat infected wounds. This may also be ...
SteriFx Inc. Provides 'Solutions' to Combat Campylobacter
Developer Adds New Measurement Tool to Assist ... -- Since 2003, SteriFx Inc. and its FreshFx antimicrobial
solutions have proven to be effective on the ... of samples to data analysis. By using FreshFx antimicrobial
solutions as part of a company's Hazard Analysis ...
NovaBay Pharmaceuticals' Scientific Advisor Receives American Chemical Society's Highest Award
... development of NovaBay's Aganocide(R) class of antimicrobial
molecules specifically designed by NovaBay to ... compounds may deliver the same or better level of antimicrobial
activity as is currently reached by common ... These products are bioequivalent to the active antimicrobial
molecules generated within white blood cells to ...
Yankees Will Become First MLB Team to Integrate Highly Advanced Antimicrobial System
... Baseball (MLB) to be treated with the Sports antimicrobial
System(TM) (SAS). Comprised of several ... for up to three years.
"We feel the Sports antimicrobial
System will be critical to our operations in ... Defined by its durability, FabricAide's unmatched antimicrobial
effectiveness will last a minimum of 30 washes ...
Alternative Surface Disinfection Explored in Latest Issue of American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC)
... Tanner, president and scientific director of antimicrobial
Test Laboratories . The study set out to ... Vapor Technologies , at 800-997-6584.
Test Laboratories (ATL) is an independent ...
Gut instinct: Salmonella bacteria's molecular tactics to cause illness
... pH conditions, digestive enzymes, bile salts, antimicrobial
peptides, and other hazards as they pass through ... without shutting down bacterial resistance to antimicrobial
peptides. Likewise, instead of one regulatory ... and formation of the vacuole, PhoP responds to antimicrobial
peptides and/or low levels of Mg2+ within the ...
TYRX, Inc. Announces 1,000th Implant of AIGISRx(TM) Anti-Bacterial Envelope
... proprietary bioresorbable polymer that elutes the antimicrobial
agents rifampin and minocycline for a minimum of ... vitro studies, AIGIS Rx CRMD has demonstrated antimicrobial
activity against Methicillin Resistant ... Envelope. AIGISRx CRMD contains the antimicrobial
agents, rifampin and minocycline, which have been ...
New Acticoat(TM) Silver Coated Anti-microbial Barrier Dressing Receives Regulatory Approval from Health Canada
... wounds that require up to seven days
of sustained antimicrobial
activity. Acticoat(TM) Flex is a new addition ... The Acticoat(TM) brand is a leader in the antimicrobial
care market. Acticoat(TM) Flex ... Dressings with SILCRYST(TM) Nanocrystals
barrier dressings are used in the management ...
New Report Finds Rising Risk of Infectious Diseases in America
... Factors including
globalization, increased antimicrobial
(drug) resistance, and climate and
weather ... and new antibiotics to address growing antimicrobial
resistance have received far less attention. The ... treatment of
infectious diseases. Left unchecked, antimicrobial
resistance is as
destructive and deadly as any ...
University of Illinois - Chicago Study: Raisins Contain Compounds that May Inhibit Cavity-causing Bacteria
... benefit oral health because the
fruit possesses antimicrobial
phytochemicals that suppress growth of some
oral ... of
natural sources of compounds that possess antimicrobial
"The ... compounds from raisins and
then tested each for antimicrobial
activity against oral pathogens,
Seal Shield to Launch World's First Dishwasher Safe, Antimicrobial Keyboard with Multi-Language Support for International Markets
... 108 key, International
keyboards with SILVER SEAL antimicrobial
protection to help reduce the risk
of worldwide ... be dishwasher safe
and embedded with Silver Seal antimicrobial
protection. The SILVER SEAL
International ... but are unique in that they are antimicrobial
SAFE," states Tom Mullaney, Seal ...
Dr. Kenneth L. Byrd Joins SteriFx Inc.
... Brings 37 years of veterinary, regulatory and antimicrobial
experience to leader in non-toxic ... company that provides non-toxic antimicrobial
solutions for food
safety and other markets, has ... grow the business
by introducing the Company's antimicrobial
solutions to potential
One of those ...
Pioneering Solutions To Fight Staph, MRSA Infections in Sports Facilities and Synthetic Turf Fields
... Environmental Solutions to offer advanced antimicrobial
sports facilities and synthetic turf fields.
GamePlan4Sports is an antimicrobial
program designed to protect the
facilities and ... the most advanced, EPA registered antimicrobial
For synthetic turf, the ...
Zebra Technologies Introduces HC100(TM) Patient I.D. Wristbanding Solution
... Combination of thermal printer and antimicrobial
coated wristbands helps improve patient ... Z Band(R) direct thermal wristbands -- the
coated wristbands currently available in the ... as in
both adhesive tab and clip closures. An antimicrobial
coating protects Z
Band wristbands from MRSA ...
U.S. EPA Approves Registration of Antimicrobial Copper Alloys
... (EPA) has approved the registration of antimicrobial
with public health claims. These ... EPA registration, which is supported by extensive antimicrobial
(Photo: ... in the registration: "When
cleaned regularly, antimicrobial
copper alloys surfaces kill greater than
99.9% of ...
Confronting the challenge of antimicrobial resistance
... exacerbated by the overuse and misuse of existing antimicrobial
drugs, Dr. Fauci and his coauthors note. Other ...
NIAID is meeting the complex challenge of antimicrobial
resistance through a multifaceted research ... the causes, consequences and treatments of antimicrobial
Basic research projects under ...
Hill-Rom Selects NanoHorizons to Provide Antimicrobial Protection for Hill-Rom Products Using Nanotechnology
... support systems enhanced with revolutionary antimicrobial
BATESVILLE, Ind., March 6 ... an agreement to incorporate
technology into Hill-Rom's patient ... nanomaterials, engineers
and delivers permanent antimicrobial
solutions under the SmartSilver(TM)
Hospital Testing for Drug-Resistant Infections Dramatically Lowers Mortality Rates and Costs
... benefits in cost savings and health
outcomes that antimicrobial
susceptibility tests should be performed on ... staph infection diagnosis, those
tested for antimicrobial
susceptibility had 52 percent lower probability ... 22 percent lower cost than those who did not. antimicrobial
this group was associated with $6,978 ...
Hebrew SeniorLife researcher finds
... advanced dementia, as well as the emergence of antimicrobial
resistance. The paper appears in the February 25 ... As one component of this larger study, the use of antimicrobial
medications (drugs that kill or inhibit the ... the researchers say, our study corroborates that antimicrobial
agents are commonly prescribed in advanced ...
Seal Shield Introduces New Silver Seal Washable, Antimicrobial Mouse at HiMSS Healthcare Symposium
the new SILVER SEAL(TM) Washable, antimicrobial
Mouse at the HiMSS
Healthcare Symposium in ... to the company's
SILVER SEAL(TM) Washable, antimicrobial
Keyboard, which began shipping
earlier this ... other antibacterial
products, the SILVER SEAL(TM) antimicrobial
plastic utilizes all natural,
pure silver ions ...
Mathematical modeling offers new approaches to fight dual-resistant hospital infections
... hospital-acquired infections suggests that antimicrobial
cycling and patient isolation may be effective ... simulations were used to compare the effects of antimicrobial
cycling, in which antibiotic classes are ... cycling is better if the goal is to reduce dual antimicrobial
resistance. We explore the impact of isolating ...
Seal Shield Ships New SILVER SEAL(TM) Washable, Antimicrobial Keyboard
and manufactured from SILVER SEAL(TM) antimicrobial
plastic. The SILVER
SEAL(TM) Keyboard has been ... MRSA. The SILVER
SEAL(TM) Keyboard is the antimicrobial
version of the company's best
selling, SEAL ... in the
plastic to create a safe and effective antimicrobial
solution. Silver is a
natural antibacterial ...
Microban International Partners with Magic American Products to Launch Magic(R) Brand Products with Microban(R) Antimicrobial Product Protection
... the global leader in built in antimicrobial
product protection, and
Magic American Products, ... causing
bacteria, mold and mildew, Microban(R) antimicrobial
will keep the bath sealer ... Bath Sealer
Trims are infused with Microban(R) antimicrobial
protection during the
manufacturing process, it ...
Catheter chaos: Hospitals lag in preventing common infection
... UTIs, including the use of catheters coated with antimicrobial
agents that inhibit bacterial growth, the use of ... risk of bacteria entering the urethra, the use of antimicrobial
agents in the drainage bags that collect urine, ... the two most common tactics: bladder scanners and antimicrobial
catheters. VA hospitals were more likely than ...