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  • Bacterial and Fungal Pathogens in Gyms Discussed in New Online Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of another online video to help educate people about issues that may impact their health.  Their latest educational video discusses how gyms and athletic centers could be exposing people to fungal and bacterial pathogens.   Any place that has a concentration ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Rapid Detection of Pathogens and Mold in

    Society has become acutely aware that infection-causing pathogens can be found in food, drinking water and the surrounding environment. Properly testing for pathogens is a very effective approach for preventing these infections. In spring and summer, E.coli O157:H7, Salmonella, Clostridium botulinum and Shigella are the common food borne bacterial pathogens. Helicobacter pylori and Enterovirus ...


  • Bacterial persistence in streams, say SSSA

    A research team from the University of Tennessee (UT) has completed a study on an East Tennessee river to determine the connection between watershed hydrology and fecal bacteria statistical time series analysis. Shesh Koirala and colleagues report their findings in the July-August issue of the Journal of Environmental Quality. The article presents a study of the temporal patterns and statistical ...

  • Wastewater treatment lowers pathogen levels

    A recent study by a team of researchers at the University of Arizona has tracked the incident of pathogens in biosolids over a 19 year period in one major U.S. city. In the same study, the researchers also analyzed pathogen levels in biosolids at 18 wastewater treatment plants in the United States. Their analysis indicates pathogens levels have dropped since the implementation of federal ...

  • Bacterial Infections Linked to Contaminated Tattoo Ink

    Cinnaminson, NJ, September 10th, 2012 Last month, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a report about tattoo-associated nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) skin infections.  The report came after four states reported similar occurrences.  New York, Washington, Iowa and Colorado all reported cases.  In New York alone, health officials received ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Bacterial Meningitis Discussed in New Online Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of another online video to help educate people about issues that may impact their health.  Their latest educational video discusses bacterial meningitis and the bacteria responsible for the infections.   Meningitis is an infection of the protective membranes ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Healthcare Facilities need to be Aware of Microbial Pathogens

    Countless people live productive and fulfilling lives with immune systems that are weakened due to inherited genetic defects, physical conditions, illnesses, past medical procedures or because of prescription drugs taken for various reasons.  These individuals need to be especially aware of common microbial pathogens that are often found all around us.   These pathogens may include ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Daimer Extends Free Anti Bacterial Upgrade with Commercial Gum Steam Cleaners

    WOBURN, MA U.S.A – August 29, 2012 – Daimer Industries®, a leading worldwide provider steam cleaning machines and chewing gum removal equipment, has announced an extension to its free ATIS® upgrade. All KleenJet® 3000CVG models will be upgraded to the KleenJet® 3000CVGP with ATIS® anti-bacterial technology at no ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Increase in Bacterial Infections in Texas Likely Associated with Flooded Properties

    The last few months have brought flooding to many parts of Texas and there are now reports of increasing infection rates due to microbial pathogens commonly associated with feces.  Just this month, KRGV broadcast a report about a dramatic increase in the number of cases of campylobacteriosis across the state.    In Hidalgo County alone, the Texas ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Daimer Extends Upgrade on Proven Anti-Bacterial Steam Cleaners

    U.S.A. – July 31, 2012 – Daimer Industries®, a top online supplier of high-rated steam cleaners, has extended its latest upgrade. Now each KleenJet® 1000CV steam vacuum cleaner will be upgraded to the 1000CVP portable steam cleaner, with ATIS® anti-bacterial technology. “We understand the wish for true ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Texas IEQ Experts Help Nursing Homes Prevent the Spread of Environmental Pathogens

    In October, the Columbia University School of Nursing published a news release about a study that found rising infection rates at nursing homes across the country.  After examining infections in nursing homes in the United States over a 5 year period, the study concluded that rates of a variety of infections are increasing, including those caused by multiple drug-resistant organisms ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Occupational Exposure Risks from Microbial Pathogens in Metalworking Fluids

    Last month, the Belfast Telegraph published a story about metal workers at a local shipyard who were diagnosed with pneumococcal disease.  At least four workers were reportedly infected at the historic shipyard where the Titanic was built over 100 years ago. The workers are believed to have been exposed to aerosols containing the bacteria.    ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • New Dedicated Pathogen Testing Website Launched by EMSL Analytical

    This month, EMSL Analytical launched a new website dedicated to providing information and testing services for microbial pathogens. The new website, www.PathogenTesting.com  provides a wealth of information and advanced analytical services to identify fungi, bacteria, viruses and protozoan. There are countless types of microbial ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Nursing Homes in Puerto Rico Rely on Zimmetry to Identify Environmental Pathogens

    Last month, the Columbia University School of Nursing published a news release about a study that found rising infection rates at nursing homes across the country.  After examining infections in nursing homes in the United States over a 5 year period, the study concluded that rates of a variety of infections are increasing, including those caused by multiple drug-resistant organisms (MDROs). ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Invisible Sentinel Announces Product Launch of Its Foodborne Pathogen Specific Monoclonal Antibodies

    Invisible Sentinel Inc., a life sciences company that develops rapid diagnostics for the detection of foodborne pathogens, announced today the availability of a suite of monoclonal antibodies specific for the four most prevalent bacterial foodborne pathogens. The antibodies detect E.coli O157, Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella enterica, and Campylobacter jejuni, and are available for purchase on ...


    By Marketwire

  • Daimer Unveils First Vapor Steam Cleaner Vacuum Featuring New Non-Stop Steam™ and Anti-Bacterial Technologies for Cleaning Contractors

    Daimer Industries, Inc.®, the globally renowned U.S.A. brand of industrial and commercial cleaner equipment, including innovative portable steam cleaner systems, diversified carpet steam cleaner machines, and germ-killing vapor steam cleaner models, is now shipping their KleenJet® Supreme 3000CVP, an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) compliant vapor steamer with the company's ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • EPA Awards $5 Million in Safe Drinking Water Grants

    Washington, D.C. -  Today 10 universities received grants from EPA for research to develop better methods for detecting harmful organisms in drinking water, including viruses, bacteria and protozoa. The grants, awarded through EPA's Science to Achieve Results (STAR) research grants program, are aimed at ensuring that the United States has the safest drinking water in the world. 'These five ...

  • 550 Subscribers Connect with the IAQ Video Network

    Today, the IAQ Video Network proudly announced that 550 people are now subscribed to the network’s YouTube channel.  This milestone is in conjunction with over 542,000 video downloads of the online network’s 225+ videos.    The videos have covered everything from fungal and bacterial pathogens to lead and asbestos hazards people may be faced with during home renovations ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • UF researchers find genetic cause for citrus canker, putting them a step closer to a cure

    Researchers from the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences at the University of Florida are closer to finding a possible cure for citrus canker after identifying a gene that makes citrus trees susceptible to the bacterial pathogen. Citrus canker, which causes pustules on fruit, leaves and twigs, is a highly contagious plant disease and spreads rapidly over short distances. Wind-driven rain, ...


    By University of Florida

  • Texas Healthcare Providers Reminded of Fungal Exposures Risks Following Deaths at Pennsylvania Hospital

    Last week a Pittsburgh hospital that provides organ transplant services temporarily suspended future transplants to investigate an outbreak of fungal infections.  To date one patient is fighting a fungal infection and three patients have died.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state health officials are reportedly now helping to investigate the source of the ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

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