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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How Can We Fight Superbugs?

04.09.14

Written by: Selective Micro Technologies 

superbugsgermsSuperbugs, or disease causing microbacterium are everywhere you turn. That door knob you just touched might have had any number of invisible bacterium covering its surface like MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus), C-Diff (Clostridium difficile), or CRE (Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae). The problem with these bugs is they are drug resistant.

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Quick Tips: Avoiding the Bioslime in the Health Care Facility

01.27.14

Written by: Selective Micro Technologies 

bioslime

Bio-slime is a group of microorganisms embedded within proteins, polysaccharides, extracellular substances and other organic matter.

Bio-slime is implicated in many infectious diseases. Bacteria thrive within the slime and can be encapsulated and protected within this environment as well. Hence, there exists a major challenge trying to eliminate some bacteria residing in bio-slime.

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Keep the Surface and Air Clean in the Health care Environment

12.26.13

healthcareWritten by: Selective Micro Technologies
Health care professionals understand the significance of proper disinfection techniques. Pure chlorine dioxide is quickly becoming a preferred method for such disinfection because: it exists as a gas in its natural state, is highly soluble in water, and presents a noncorrosive, easy-to-use and more effective alternative than chlorine bleach.

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