Hospitals riskier than farms for Klebsiella superbug

Hospitals riskier than farms for Klebsiella superbug

An international team of scientists investigating transmission of a deadly drug resistant bacteria that rivals MRSA, has found that whilst the bugs are found in livestock, pets, and the wider environment, they are rarely transmitted to humans through this route. The...
Scientists develop DNA virus vaccine

Scientists develop DNA virus vaccine

Rutgers scientists have developed a new approach to stopping viral infections: a so-called live-attenuated, replication-defective DNA virus vaccine that uses a compound known as centanamycin to generate an altered virus for vaccine development. The method was tested...

Capital Justification

Justifying Your Ultrasonic Cleaning System Capital Request " Convincing Those at the Top Establishing a Need Has your facility added new operating rooms or surgeons recently, increasing the workload in your sterile processing department (SPD)? Are you starting a...
Antivirals discovered in S. Korean native plants

Antivirals discovered in S. Korean native plants

Codonopsis lanceolata, more commonly referred to as “deodeok”, is  used as a medicinal herb  in South Korea. It is cultivated in large quantities and has been an integral part of Korean cuisine across history. Aster koraiensis, or Korean starwort, is a common flower...