Image credit: Debra Weinstein, Sao-Mai Nguyen-Mau, and Vincent Lee This blog is by guest blogger Dr. Vera Barbosa (Consultant Research Scientist and Writer). It was first posted on her LinkedIn page on 6th February. What Is Pseudomonas Aeruginosa? Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a biofilm-forming Gram-negative opportunistic bacterium with extensive metabolic diversity. This allows it to thrive in […]
By Sonia King, ProEconomy Sales Director What Is LEAP? The L.E.A.P event was set up in 2013 by the team at Manta Workshops. It intends to bring together like minded individuals passionate about water quality. By sharing knowledge, not only with leading authorities in the water industry but also with those ‘on the front line’, […]
By ProEconomy’s Managing Director, Byron Bedford. I wanted to thank all our clients and everyone that has made 2016 such a great year. It’s been our best year ever! ProEconomy’s 2016 Highlights For me, some of the highlights have included: 30 new Orca systems installed. I really feel that copper and silver ionisation is making […]
E. coli Infections According to the Department of Health, E. coli infections represent 65% of gram-negative infections. They reportedly killed more than 5,500 NHS patients in 2015 and are set to cost the NHS £2.3 billion by 2018. There is also large variation in hospital infection rates. The worst performers having more than 5 times the […]
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An article published on LinkedIn, by Dr V. Barbosa yesterday discusses isolation, analysis methods, and control measures for multi-drug resistant Stenotrophomonas maltophilia. What Is Stenotrophomonas maltophilia? S. maltophilia is associated with wet surfaces and aqueous solutions. Its cells have the ability to survive with minimal nutrients, in drinking water, ultrapure water, treated water and dialysate effluent. […]
Following the publication of the new updated version of the HTM04-01 earlier this year, it is now necessary to ensure safety of all water used by patients, residents, staff and visitors. This minimises the risk of infection associated with all waterborne pathogens. This applies to other waterborne pathogens, not just Legionella. Therefore, safety procedures also […]
Follow the link below and check out the the ProEconomy August 2016 Newsletter. This issue deals with topics like: “Could you contract Legionnaires’ disease from your toilet?” “The New HTM 04-01 – what is new? “The latest research on Legionella and risk management in hospitals.” “Details of how to have a drink with us during […]
Potentially harmful germs can be found as far away as 6 feet from the toilet after flushing.