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Infection Control

CDC: Flu complicated by MRSA in Maryland

ANNAPOLIS, MD — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed that a recent cluster of severe influenza cases involving a seasonal H3N2 strain, were complicated in at least two cases by drug-resistant bacterial infections.
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Handwashing not second nature for docs

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA — A few years ago, Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles took to shaming their least compliant employees: Doctors.
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Last chance to have your questions heard

LATHAM, NY — Be sure to register for the first installment of the 2012 Critical Issues Online Seminar Series, to be held next Thursday, March 22 at 2 p.m. Eastern.
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Cases of the flu on the rise

WITCHITA, KS — Flu season took its time in arriving, but health officials say cases of the seasonal sickness are on the rise.
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Norovirus suspected in sportsplex evacuation

TAYLOR, MI — Taylor Sportsplex was evacuated on Sunday after 25 hockey players came down with gastrointestinal issues.
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Kimberly-Clark launches patient safety education program

ROSWELL, GA — Kimberly-Clark has announced the launch of the QR (Quick Response) Code Patient Safety Education Program.
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Hospital to test UV light to combat infections

ROCHESTER, NY — Last fall, four Rochester area hospitals announced the formation of a partnership to combat Clostridium difficile (C. diff) infections.
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Hundreds fall ill

ALGONQUIN, IL — Norovirus is suspected as the reason hundreds fell ill at Westfield Community School.
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Students vote to abandon antibacterial soaps

AUSTIN, TX — University of Texas (UT) student government representatives unanimously voted to reject the use of antibacterial soap on campus.
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Aqueous Ozone

The Lotus PRO aqueous ozone generating cleaning unit from Tersano Inc. now includes a Series I or Series II Ozone Stabilization Module to extend the lifetime of dirt and
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