Ways to Reduce Infection in Your Hospital

05.21.14

Written by: Selective Micro Technologies  

hospital roomNosocomial infections, also known as hospital associated infections (HAI’s), are a huge problem we have throughout the healthcare system, and a lot of the infections are caused by mutated, highly evolved, drug resistant bugs. Major steps of better disinfection and sanitization need to be involved and instituted in order to help prevent some of the unnecessary deaths which are occurring in American hospitals.

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Keep Your School Germ Free

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Written by: Selective Micro Technologies  

 

Schools tend to be breeding grounds for germs and sickness. There has been a stomach bug going around lately which was most likely started somewhere in the exchanging of books, desks, pencils, computers, essentially any inanimate surface where germs thrive and survive ntil contact with the next victim. Children don’t recognize the importance of cleaning their hands as often as they should, nor are they responsible for keeping their school environment clean.

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Keep Your Fruits and Veggies From Spoiling

05.07.14

Written by: Selective Micro Technologies  

FruitsVeggiesSpring brings forth beautiful flowers, warmer weather, and fresh produce. Fruits and vegetables are critical towards a nutritious diet, but how do you keep food from spoiling, as it always does, when left uneaten or sitting out too long? Food spoilage is caused by bacteria, namely pathogens such as e-coli and salmonella as well as varieties of bacillus and clostridium.

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4 Quick Steps to Avoid Salmonella This Summer

04.23.14

Written by: Selective Micro Technologies 

eggsSalmonella is quite an unwelcome visitor come spring and summer! How many times do you go to a summer picnic only to see egg salad, potato salad, or deviled eggs sit out in the heat for your summer delight? Yuck, Right? Many times we say we are going to practice food safety and we do, until we go to some summer social gathering and forget all about it because we are caught up in the socialization of the event.

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