• A Southern California hospital says it has sent certified letters to 3,400 patients treated since Dec. 1, 2008 suggesting that they should consider returning for free tests for infection because endoscopic equipment used in their care may not have been properly disinfected. (healthleadersmedia.com)
  • Landelle C, Verachten M, Legrand P, Girou E, Barbut F, Brun-Buisson C. Contamination of healthcare workers' hands with Clostridium difficile spores after caring for patients with C. difficile infection. (jamanetwork.com)
  • The issue of environmental contamination may pose an even greater challenge in the ICU, where patients are critically ill, with several risk factors for nosocomial infections [ 19 ], and the highest standard measures for infection prevention cannot always be addressed due to impelling, life-threatening conditions. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Therefore, maintaining high standards of infection preventive measures is of high importance for dental healthcare workers to avoid infectious diseases due to cross-contamination. (springer.com)
  • Interest in continuous processes is also intensifying, and emphasis is now placed on the deployment of equipment and technologies that enable higher production yields, the reduced need for purification and more rapid scale-up and commercialization. (pharmamanufacturing.com)
  • In addition, processes based on single-use equipment are more flexible, require shorter set-up times and have significantly reduced cross-contamination risk, all of which translates to a faster time to market and more robust and reliable production. (pharmamanufacturing.com)
  • When it comes to clean, oil free compressed air and nitrogen for your food and beverage processes, you can't afford to compromise and risk oil contamination. (atlascopco.com)
  • Contamination poses a significant risk to technical processes, experiments or production activities, as well as to the individuals involved. (wikipedia.org)
  • Based on this evidence it could be argued that many businesses are not adequately protecting themselves from the harmful effects of contamination, and many products in many industries are being recalled due to unsafe manufacturing processes. (wikipedia.org)
  • By negatively charging both particles in the air and items of plastic equipment, the ionizers minimize electrostatic deposition on these items. (springer.com)
  • Separation of production lines, use of physical detachments and lockouts, use of staging areas, routine maintenance of manufacturing equipment, and properly conducted, unbiased, third party audit of GMPs. (fda.gov)
  • The routes of pathogen exposure associated with laboratory work include ingestion, inhalation, direct inoculation, and contamination of skin and mucous membranes. (blogspot.com)
  • Our range of product inspection equipment includes sophisticated metal contaminant detectors, highly accurate dynamic checkweighers , cutting-edge x-ray technology and state-of-the-art machine vision systems. (mt.com)
  • Global Supplier of Quality Used & Refurbished Semiconductor and Laboratory Equipment. (bidservice.com)
  • This thermometer is calibrated by an ISO/IEC 17025:2005, A2LA accredited laboratory against equipment whose calibration is traceable to NIST and DKD. (scientific-solutions.com)
  • Inasmuch as HeLa cells have never been grown in the laboratory (DAK), the only possible origin of HeLa cell contamination of ED(27) cells was the WISH cell line, and further PCR analysis revealed that this cell line was also genetically identical to HeLa. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Established just over 100 years ago, Bellingham + Stanley specialises in the design, manufacture, sales and servicing of laboratory equipment for measuring the amount of dissolved solid content and optically active characteristics of liquids. (ukas.com)
  • Its range of refractometers, polarimeters and laboratory equipment have a number of applications throughout industry, including measurement of dissolved sugar in water (jams, beverages, sauces etc) and testing antifreeze in the automotive industry. (ukas.com)
  • In a laboratory-focused field, it is important to have access to authentic labs and equipment that you will use in your career or in graduate school. (bsu.edu)
  • In this hour-long, interactive webcast, held in conjunction with National Food Safety Month, experts will share best practices and their experiences in helping foodservice operators reduce the potential risks associated with cross contamination. (fesmag.com)
  • In this interview, Lewis reveals shocking information about the tests routinely used to check for colon cancer, along with recommendations on how to avoid the contamination risks associated with them. (mercola.com)
  • Less complex equipment, such as temperature probes, mixers and weighing scales, may be used for raw and RTE foods as long as it can be shown that equipment will be effectively cleaned and disinfected between uses. (foodqualitynews.com)
  • A study conducted by NUI Galway in Ireland, the Institute of Occupational Medicine (IOM) and the Health and Safety Executive found workers were exposed to low levels of glyphosate despite wearing protective equipment. (personneltoday.com)
  • Workers who took breaks while applying pesticides had higher concentrations of glyphosate in their urine, most likely due to contamination on their protective equipment or clothing. (personneltoday.com)
  • Workers will stabilize the contamination in Building 3028 and 3029's hot cells. (energy.gov)
  • Workers conduct characterization and deactivation activities with an objective to demolish and dispose of the equipment. (energy.gov)
  • Suppliers of research and development and production equipment, analytical instrumentation and packaging systems are responding with innovative technologies that meet these needs. (pharmamanufacturing.com)