3 levels of cleaners to keep the firehouse bug-free
Keep in mind that there is no one product that does it all ... use areas and surfaces. Disinfectant manufacturers might also test specifically against organisms of known concern in health-care practices — HIV, HBV, hepatitis C virus [HCV], and herpes ...
Catching bad bugs
diff disinfectant when properly diluted, but the Environmental Protection Agency also has added other hydrogen peroxide ... to kill, as opposed to dwell time, which is a period in which the disinfectant chemical is wet and effective on a surface.
Scoping Infectious Patients
Last year, fears that improperly cleaned endoscopes may have infected hundreds of patients with HIV or hepatitis A, B or C swept through ... commercial test kits are available for chlorine, hydrogen peroxide,and glutaraldehyde solutions to determine ...
Miracle in a Bottle
It will kill people. If it was any good, we'd all be doing it. McDonagh would ... Church -- with hydrogen peroxide and causing a fatal heart attack. St. Clair's wife also won a $68,000 wrongful-death settlement. "Anything we do will be prosecuted ten ...
Super bugs: Coming to a department near you
When Tiffen entered policing three decades ago, he says law enforcement officials didn't pay any mind to contaminants or blood-borne pathogens; awareness began to build in the final years of his career as concerns over AIDS and Hepatitis mounted.