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Legionnaires' disease acquired its name in 1976 when an outbreak of pneumonia occurred among persons attending a convention of the American Legion in Philadelphia.
September 17, 2012
Scale buildup in water systems promotes the growth of biofilms and creates a breeding ground for harmful bacteria like Legionella pneumophila (L. pneumophila), the fundamental agent of Legionnaires' disease.
September 12, 2012
A deeper look into biofilms and cleaning tactics.Read More
August 28, 2012
Cintas identifies seven ways to reduce the impact of back to school illnesses.Read More
August 23, 2012
From the summer of 2011 until January of this year, the National Institutes of Health's Clinical Center battled a superbug that mysterious kept spreading.
August 17, 2012
Ultrasonic cleaning can achieve high levels of cleanliness through physical means rather than chemical processes.Read More
August 17, 2012
The use of ATP testing in your facility can help you and your staff ace any cleaning test thrown your way.Read More
August 16, 2012
Germs and bacteria are workaholics, but don't let them outperform you.Read More
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August 9, 2012
While hotel patrons are able to supplement housekeepers' cleaning and disinfecting efforts with disinfectant wipes, the best course of action is to simply practice proper hand hygiene.
July 31, 2012
WASHINGTON — A new study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicates that workers with access to paid sick leave are 28 percent less likely overall to suffer nonfatal work-related injuries than workers without access to paid sick leave.Read More
July 30, 2012
KNOXVILLE, TN — The Knox County Health Department is looking for ways to fund its in-school vaccine program as funding changes threaten their ability to fully fund the program.Read More