• Researchers Discover Key Protein of the Pertussis Pathogen
    The worldwide spreading of the whooping cough, also known as pertussis, has substantially increased since 2010. Researchers from the Biozentrum, University of Basel, have investigated structure and function of an important membrane protein of the bacterium causing ...More
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  • Five Cases of MERS-CoV in Saudi Arabia are Reported to WHO
    Between June 13 and June 17, 2015, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notified the World Health Organization (WHO) of five additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection. Details of the cases are as follows: ...More
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  • PrEP Data Links Anti-HIV Immune Response to Reduce Chance of Infection
    Research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that some individuals exposed to HIV-1, but who remain uninfected, have a certain pattern of virus-specific immune responses that differentiated them from individuals who became infected. The ...More
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  • Clifford McDonald Named to Friends of OSAP
    The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP), the advocate for The Safest Dental Visit™, has announced that L. Clifford McDonald, MD, FACP, FSHEA, has been named to the Friends of OSAP. The Friends of OSAP is a highly selective group of experts who focus ...More
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  • Infection Control Market Worth $16.7 Billion by 2020
    According to a new market research report, "Infection Control Market by Disinfection (Endoscope Reprocessing, Disinfectant, Disinfector, Surgical Drapes, Gowns, Disinfectant Wipes, Face Mask), Sterilization (Moist Heat, Dry Heat, Ethylene Oxide, E-beam, Contract Services) - ...More
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  • Healthmark Industries Signs GPO Contract with Magnet
    Healthmark Industries announces it was awarded a new purchasing agreement for its complete line of products that include ProFormance cleaning verification products, tamper evident seals and accessories, labels, sterilization packaging, brushes, instrument stringers and ...More
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  • DebMed Showcases Hand Hygiene Solutions at APIC
    DebMed®, creator of the award-winning DebMed GMS™, announces its solution line-up for the 42nd annual APIC conference, June 27-29, 2015 in Nashville, Tenn. As several Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) quality programs now include direct measures for ...More
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  • TeleTracking and GE Healthcare Collaborate to Improve Hospital Operations
    With a shared vision of reducing waste, optimizing hospital operations, and improving care delivery, GE Healthcare and TeleTracking Technologies, Inc. announce a new collaboration agreement. The collaboration enables GE to place greater focus on its asset and workforce ...More
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  • Study Looks at Antibiotic Choice for Treating Childhood Pneumonia
    New Vanderbilt-led research shows hospitals are doing a better job of using antibiotics less commonly associated with antibiotic resistance to treat children hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). The report, "Antibiotic choice for children hospitalized with ...More
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  • Unlocking the Mysteries of Bacterial Cell Cycle Regulation
    As part of their long-term investigation of regulatory factors in the bacterial cell cycle, molecular biologists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst now report finding a surprising new role for one factor, CpdR, an adaptor that helps to regulate selective protein ...More
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