Eye on Superbugs Part 5: Pseudomonas aeruginosa

9.17.14  

Written by: Selective Micro Technologies 

infectious-diseaseFor this week’s section in the series “Eye on Superbugs,” the focus is on: Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a common bacterial infection found in the healthcare setting. This opportunistic pathogen lurks in water, soil, carpet, and moist areas. Unfortunately, this superbug is evolving. As the trend has shown, many bugs are developing ways to become drug-resistant, which makes treating illnesses caused by these organisms more and more difficult. With Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections, it is being found that this organism too, is becoming difficult to treat with antibiotics, due to its development of resistance. 

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Why Consumer Education on Infection Control is Important?

9.10.14  

Written by: Selective Micro Technologies 

nurse-stopping-infectionInfection control, in the United States, is highly regulated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each state’s individual health departments, and the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA). CDC offers a variety of guidelines in order to help prevent infection and spread of contamination in healthcare settings, individuals, and their families.

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Does Your Car Smell Like Garbage?

cleaning-odor-in-your-car9.5.14  

Written by: Selective Micro Technologies 

Getting into a brand new car and smelling that “new car smell” is invigorating. You want to savor the moment, remember it, but most of all you want your car to smell that way forever. There exists an article written for Car and Driver, about the secrets behind the ever desired “new car smell.” So why does that lovely smell go away? More importantly, how can you get your car back to smelling at least sort of like a new car? Keep reading to find the answers to these questions and more.              

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Improve Your Decontamination Process with Less Product: 3 Quick Tips

8.28.14  

Written by: Selective Micro Technologies 

clean hospital hallwayDecontamination techniques are employed when organic or inorganic debris needs to be removed from things like surfaces or equipment. It is a process that is meant to remove and/or destroy all contaminants from the area in order to prevent sickness and to provide a clean environment for people to work and live. In order to ensure that proper decontamination occurs, it is important to use the appropriate products to achieve the desired results.

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