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  • anti-microbial
  • In response, HVAC contractors now are pairing chillers and high performance plastic cooling towers with new anti-microbial options that significantly reduce the infection risk. (facilitiesnet.com)
  • When it was time to replace an air cooled chiller at Arkansas Surgical Hospital, Steve Keen, President of Powers of Arkansas, the HVAC contractor responsible for the hospital project, recommended and installed a water cooled chiller, paired with an advanced cooling tower with unique anti-microbial properties. (facilitiesnet.com)
  • The Delta Cooling Towers' anti-microbial properties will help prevent that type of growth and exposure to patients and staff. (facilitiesnet.com)
  • Delta Cooling Towers, which pioneered the HDPE (high-density polyethylene) plastic cooling tower in the 1970s, recently introduced a line of towers constructed of anti-microbial resin, which is fully compounded into the base cooling tower structural material and casing. (facilitiesnet.com)
  • The fact is that FDA, when approving an anti-microbial for use on meat and poultry, does not ask for worker safety information, nor do they require that any studies or information on worker exposure or safety be submitted. (nelp.org)
  • From vaccine to anti-microbial resistance: Exploring risk-risk trade-offs. (sra.org)
  • Aleksandra Opalska, of Utrecht University, then explored the role of safety monitoring of pharmaceutical drugs, referred to as pharmacovigilance, in order to prevent anti-microbial resistance (AMR). (sra.org)
  • Legionella
  • The CDC also estimates that about 5,000 cases of Legionnaires' disease are now reported each year in the United States, and keeping Legionella out of water systems in buildings, with cooling towers a noted risk, is critical in preventing infection. (facilitiesnet.com)
  • assessments
  • Governments and international agencies are increasingly relying on risk assessments for decision-making in public health protection, international trade, resource allocation, and prioritization of research efforts, among others. (cwn-rce.ca)
  • The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, as part of its Science to Achieve Results program, in partnership with the Department of Homeland Security's University Programs, is seeking applications for a Center that will address critical methodological and data gaps that are limiting the Nation's ability to complete credible microbial risk assessments for bio-threat agents. (epa.gov)
  • The focus for this solicitation is on risk assessments for terrorist incidents involving bio-threat agents in indoor and/or outdoor environments. (epa.gov)
  • Risk assessments related to use of water and safety of fresh produce originate from both water and food microbiology studies. (ilsi.eu)
  • Few site-specific data points were available for most of these microbial risk assessments, meaning that many assumptions were necessary, which are repeated in many studies. (ilsi.eu)
  • Risk assessments for microbiological contamination in various water sources are vital to protect public health. (wcponline.com)
  • contaminants
  • Yet, despite highly vulnerable conditions, the occurrence of the contaminants in the municipal water supply was relatively rare, which suggests that natural processes in the subsurface may be effective at reducing the risk of contamination. (cwn-rce.ca)
  • The results of this work were communicated to municipal and provincial authorities for use in the development of Source Water Protection legislation, specifically to evaluate the vulnerability of municipal groundwater supplies to microbial contaminants and possible risk reduction measures. (cwn-rce.ca)
  • Christie, M., Rudolph, D.L., Payment, P., and Locas, A. "Monitoring the Occurrence of Microbial Contaminants within the Wellhead Protection Area of a Municipal Well Field in an Agricultural Setting. (cwn-rce.ca)
  • preoperative
  • The association of preoperative anemia and perioperative allogeneic blood transfusion with the risk of surgical site infection," Transfusion , vol. 49, no. 9, pp. 1964-1970, 2009. (hindawi.com)
  • HealthDay News) - For patients undergoing rhinoplasty, preoperative nasal culture can identify microbial flora that indicate risk of postoperative infection , according to research published online December 11 in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery . (empr.com)
  • Salmonella
  • Furthermore, approximately 2-5% of the Staphylococcus and Salmonella colonies from their selective culture media were found to exhibit a MAR-phenotypes, suggesting a serious level of microbe induced health risk. (iwaponline.com)
  • Molecular
  • The development of a clustering scheme focusing on biologically relevant information of the microbe involved would be a useful approach in molecular data reduction for risk assessment. (wur.nl)
  • Dose Response
  • Takes the Dose Amount from the Exposure Assessment and the probability of infection from the Dose Response to produce an overall risk of infection. (prezi.com)
  • The Odds Ratio for one unit of dose [OR = 1.76 (95% CI: 1.21, 2.55)] showed a very good consistency with the risk assessment estimate computed after the literature dose-response, provided application of a 20 % abatement factor to the cysts counts that were measured in the epidemiological study. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Guidelines
  • Our microbial analysis laboratories operate under strict guidelines and are accredited to ISO 17025 utilizing official, validated methods. (sgs.com)
  • The new approach using microbial risk assessment is objective and evidence-based and leads to more flexibility and enables more tailored risk management practices and guidelines. (ilsi.eu)
  • chemical
  • About the customer Sustainagro Ltd is based in Dundee, Scotland, providing scientific services: chemical and microbial testing of soils, composts and water samples Challenges the customer faced According to former development manager for Sustainagro, Adrian Parker, before the lab had the G100 and could measure in real-time it used a titration method: "It took ages, several hours, just to do one. (environmental-expert.com)
  • agencies
  • However, risk assessment in microbial food and water safety, at the time of the project, was a relatively new discipline, and thus remained poorly understood and under-utilized by risk managers, the scientific community, and research funding agencies. (cwn-rce.ca)
  • The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Program and the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) University Programs (UP) invite proposals for a research Center of Excellence focused on an area of high priority to both Agencies, Microbial Risk Assessment (MRA) for bio-threat agents. (epa.gov)
  • framework
  • Marie-Valentine Florin, from the International Risk Governance Council (IRGC), then introduced her preliminary attempt at applying the European Union's emerging risk framework to AMR. (sra.org)
  • resistance
  • The scientific community, however, agrees that the benefits outweigh the relatively low risk associated with vaccinations and that they not only save lives, but also mitigate the increasing threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). (sra.org)
  • estimates
  • Data on these factors have been investigated over the last decade and this should improve the reliability of future microbial risk estimates. (ilsi.eu)
  • health
  • is to control the spreading of these microbial risks in the food chain and assess the health risk of contaminated foods and feeds. (bund.de)
  • Issues of operation and mangement are likely to determine the health risks in decentralised systems. (diva-portal.org)
  • The principal aim of microbial risk assessment (MRA) is to support risk management by providing an objective, transparent, evidence-based assessment of the health risk of (different) exposure pathways/scenarios. (ilsi.eu)
  • This letter is to clarify for you that no such review takes place at any point - neither by FDA nor by your own agency -and request that FSIS take immediate action to control health risks to workers. (nelp.org)
  • USDA should request this review from the government's worker safety and health experts, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, and additionally request that NIOSH develop recommendations for preventing and controlling plant worker health risks and exposures to PAA. (nelp.org)
  • Management
  • Long term protection and sustainability of groundwater resources requires the management of potential water quality risks. (cwn-rce.ca)
  • This has recently led ANSI/ASHRAE to publish its Standard 188, Legionellosis: Risk Management for Building Water Systems, which documents new risk standards and requirements for the design of new buildings and the renovations to existing structures. (facilitiesnet.com)
  • It is believed that steps can be taken to mitigate AMR through effective risk management in the pre-authorization phase as well as through vigilant and spontaneous reporting as the drug becomes commonly used. (sra.org)
  • Monitoring
  • Site-specific pathogen monitoring of source waters was identified as an important factor for the accurate estimation of risk. (diva-portal.org)
  • Microbial monitoring revealed a time-lagged influence of these short-lived extreme events. (cwn-rce.ca)
  • practices
  • Feasible mitigations to improve hygiene practices are required to reduce the risk for the consumer. (cgiar.org)
  • human
  • Recipient(s) will receive an email with a link to 'Microbial risk assessment of local handling and use of human faeces' and will not need an account to access the content. (iwaponline.com)
  • Learn more about how automated QC with the Growth Direct System reduces the risk of human error-and increases the efficiency of your facility. (rapidmicrobio.com)
  • different
  • The risk in different level of urbanization, and sensitivity of factors are being analysed. (cgiar.org)
  • Surface
  • Many planetary scientists dismiss the risks as unwarranted or highly exaggerated, saying the surface of Mars is most likely lifeless, anyway. (cnn.com)
  • methodology
  • Although the set-up and methodology of risk assessment in these 2 disciplines may differ, analysis of the current literature reveals some common outcomes. (ilsi.eu)
  • data
  • The purpose of this project was to review current research activities to assess the role of risk assessment in research formulation, the collection of scientific data, and the uptake of this information into action. (cwn-rce.ca)
  • The output of the project was a comprehensive report, which highlighted how risk assessment plays a key role in the initial formulation of research, the actual collection of scientific data, and the uptake of scientific information into actions, such as policy development. (cwn-rce.ca)
  • The interface between Growth Direct and LIMS allows for automatic reporting, reducing the risk of data entry errors. (rapidmicrobio.com)
  • inform
  • The research team concluded that effective and routine applications of microbial risk assessment to inform decision-making requires the achievement of specific objectives. (cwn-rce.ca)
  • Train physicians for better antibiotic prescriptions, inform the public about the cumulative risks of AMR. (sra.org)
  • largely
  • Food and water safety in particular have witnessed increasing use and discussion of risk assessment, largely driven by legislative mandates, accountability and external scrutiny, scientific concerns and trade obligations. (cwn-rce.ca)
  • challenges
  • Addressing this issue presents several technological challenges and unique scientific obstacles in the risk assessment arena that require immediate attention. (epa.gov)
  • systems
  • Rudolph, D.L. "Influence of Extreme Hydrologic Events on the Occurrence of Microbial Species in Regional Groundwater Systems. (cwn-rce.ca)
  • antibiotic
  • Risk factors alone may not reliably predict the subset of patients in whom antibiotic prophylaxis is indicated," the authors write. (empr.com)
  • present
  • Terrestrial scientists would poke and prod the samples for evidence of past or present microbial life. (cnn.com)