Sterilization Mistake Triggers call for HIV
28 March, 2014
The instruments, used to examine the lungs and digestive tract, were washed by hand and processed through a decontaminator reaching temperatures of more than 200 degrees. However, for unknown reasons the instruments were not subjected to a final sterilization step.
April 4, 2014
Interesting Interview with Prof. Laurence Walsh, presented at IDEM Singapore this year discusses the latest insights in infection control and sterilization practices in the dental clinic.
April 9, 2014
Revolutionary drugs that treat Hepatitis C, are out in the market, but is too expensive. Proper sterilizing syringes and needles can save a lot of money by preventing the spread of Hepatitis C.
April 11, 2014
There is a movement in many hospitals, to balance functional, professional attire with the need for sterility. This is why the traditional white coat is being questioned.
May 6, 2014
This article might be the answer to the white coat. A new antibacterial fabric can kill a range of infectious bacteria, such as E. coli, within 10 minutes. This new development will reduce the Risk of Deadly Hospital Acquired Infections, but is not a substitute for proper sterilization practices. Interesting.
May 2, 2014
This case makes clear just how easily infections can spread. Mers was first reported in Saudi Arabia, in 2012.