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What You Need to Know about CHG, Hospital Care, and Infection Control Chlorhexidine, commonly referred to as CHG, could be putting many patients at risk in hospital and clinical settings. To understand why, let’s first talk about what this chemical...
Infection Control Study in Ghana Hospitals Show Door Handles Often Shelter MRSA A new study (published May 10, 2016) in Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control shows the need for better protocols when it comes to the cleaning of hospital door handles. Eight samples were...
Measles outbreak could stir panic. A third child in Minnesota has been diagnosed with measles. The rare disease was declared eliminated from the United States in 2000, which makes the Minnesota measles drama slightly concerning. All three children live in...
Mediaplanet announces new " Fighting Infection " campaign focusing on prevention abroad and here in the U.S. Infectious disease affects billions of people on a global scale; from third world countries to hospitals in the United States, it’s a threat...
  The number of cases of the hospital-acquired fungal infection caused by Candida Auris is growing, according to health officials. The majority of the cases seem to be centered in New York. On March 10, Digital Journal reported 35 people had...
Urinary Tract Infections, referred to as UTI’s, are a common. More than 8 million doctor visits are recorded annually to treat the infection. Most UTI’s are caused by Escherichia coli (E. coli), which typically live in the bowel. The...
New Technologies are the Driving Factor for the Hospital Acquired Infection Market ROCKVILLE, Md., March 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Kalorama Information, the global hospital acquired infection control market was worth about $16.0 billion in 2016. This market focuses on...
450,000 people are battling an infection known as C. diff, Clostridium Difficile Infection. Approximately 30,000 people die from this each year in the United States alone. The infection hits close to home for me, as one of my close...
PRESS RELEASE : Global Hospital Acquired Disease Testing Market Insights The rising incidence of hospital acquired infections (HAIs) has emerged as a major concern for governments, particularly across developing and underdeveloped countries. In first world countries such as the...

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