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Hospital Acquired Infection

You asked: What is a staph infection?

March 5, 2018
Staph is as common as it is dangerous

Fighting back against antimicrobial resistance using new technology

June 29, 2017
Hospital-acquired infections are both a cause of and contribute to resistance, but perhaps technology can help

Using iron ions to disinfect hospital rooms

July 7, 2016
Researchers work to revolutionize how health care institutions clean surfaces

‘Superbug’ origins: Key to stop hospital-acquired infections

October 9, 2015
Deadly, drug-resistant germs are on the loose, infecting more than 2 million Americans every year.

New method for cleaning hospital rooms could help stop the spread of ‘superbugs’

April 13, 2015

When a typical 100-bed hospital sees roughly 10-20 hospital-acquired infections a year it's no wonder "superbugs" like CRE or MRSA are top of mind. New study shows that manual disinfection combined with UV light can kill more than 90 percent of infection causing bacteria.