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Disinfecting Against Candida Auris (C. Auris)

A relatively new, drug resistant pathogen called Candida Auris (C. Auris) has recently been making headlines related to infection outbreaks in hospital and nursing homes. What is it? Candida auris is an emerging fungal pathogen that causes serious infections and has been responsible f

Develop an Infection Control Program

With the start of cold and flu season quickly approaching, infection control should be a top priority in many facilities, particularly health care facilities. Recently the Ebola virus has been the focus of many concerns, but C. Diff., MRSA, swine flu, bird flu, and the traditional Inf

C. Diff. Infection Control

C. Diff. (Clostridium Difficile) is a bacterium that causes inflammation of the colon. People can become infected if they touch a surface contaminated with feces. The bacteria can also be spread through the hands of healthcare workers. Symptoms of infection include diarrhea, fever, na

Infection Control – Create an Infection Control Program

With the start of cold and flu season quickly approaching, infection control should be a top priority in many facilities, particularly health care facilities. Last year the Ebola virus was the focus of many concerns, but C. Diff., MRSA, swine flu, bird flu, and the traditional Influen

C Diff. (Clostridium Difficile) Prevention

C Diff. (Clostridium Difficile) has the unique ability to live in a dormant spore form, making it one of the most difficult pathogens to kill. C Diff. can also live for very long periods on surfaces, and is resistant to many disinfectants. The CDC has recommended a special procedure f

C Diff. (Clostridium Difficile) Infection

C Diff. (Clostridium Difficile) is a bacterium that causes inflammation of the colon. People can become infected if they touch a surface contaminated with feces. The bacteria can also be spread through the hands of healthcare workers. Symptoms of infection include diarrhea, fever, nau