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Infections Caused by E. faecium on the Rise

Abstract Alcohol-based disinfectants and particularly hand rubs are a key way to control hospital infections worldwide. Such disinfectants restrict transmission of pathogens, such as multidrug-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Enterococcus faecium. Despite this success, health care infections caused by E. faecium are increasing. We tested alcohol…

Alcohol Loses its Luster

Alcohol loses its luster Alcohol-based disinfectants are a key way to control hospital infections worldwide. Pidot et al. now show that the multidrug-resistant bacterium Enterococcus faecium has become increasingly tolerant to the alcohols in widely used hospital disinfectants such as hand rub solutions.…

Do Antimicrobials Work?

On many occasions, the active ingredient that is found in both the Microbe-Shield Surface Treatment, and the Germ-Free 24 Foaming Hand Sanitizer has been put to rigorous testing. We thought we’d share just two examples… In the first study to…

A Scientists Perspective

CORONA VIRUS PERSPECTIVES by John A Lopes, PH.D., CLD Microcide, Inc., Sterling Heights , MI 48314 The current pandemic caused by novel corona virus emerged from Wuhan in China. The World Health Organization declared the illness resulting from the new…

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