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Copper slashes risk of hospital infections

July 3rd, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) Antimicrobial copper surfaces could be one way of minimising hospital infections, since they rapidly kill bacterial, viral and fungal pathogens.The latest trial, conducted at three US ... Read more...

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Copper effective against new E. coli strains

June 3rd, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) The Escherichia coli (E-coli) outbreak in Germany shows that it is a strain seen for the first time, according to the World Health Organisation.However, the latest ... Read more...

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Hospital bed rails, call buttons and chairs are teeming with superbugs

October 29th, 2008 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): A new study has found that objects closest to patients have the highest level of hospital superbugs that often lead to potentially fatal infections.The researchers found that ... Read more...

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