Most Recent Press Releases
- October 20, 2011Study Proves New Technology Kills Bacteria that Cause Hospital Infections and Reduces Infection Rates
The CDC estimates that in the U.S., hospital acquired infections kill 100,000 people and cost $45 billion annually. A recent study proves new technology kills bacteria that cause hospital infections and reduces infection rates.
- September 19, 2011Continuous Antimicrobial Activity Supplements Routine Cleaning in Hospitals
Research results demonstrating that hospital bed rails made of copper have fewer contaminants and remain clean longer than plastic bed rails were presented at the Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC) in Chicago, IL on September 19, 2011.
- July 01, 2011Research Proves Antimicrobial Copper Reduces the Risk of Infections by More Than 40%
Early results from a comprehensive, multi-site clinical trial in the US demonstrate that the use of antimicrobial copper surfaces in intensive care unit rooms resulted in a 40.4% reduction in the risk of acquiring a hospital infection. Initial study results were presented at the World Health Organization’s 1st International Conference on Prevention and Infection Control (ICPIC) in Geneva, Switzerland on July 1st, 2011.
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