LuminOre CopperTouch ® - Making the Difference

June 7, 2020

Around 1 in 10 patients in the EU pick up infections when in hospital, while 3 million die from such infections worldwide every year. Although infection control programs

have brought the figures down, they remain alarming. As bacteria become increasingly resistant to an...

October 26, 2016

Cost of installing antimicrobial copper surfaces on 20-bed general medical ward was equivalent to the cost of treating 1.5 healthcare-associated infections

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October 24, 2016

In the WHO’s Global Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance, backed by the UN, the prevention of infection is one of five strategies to tackle the global rise of AMR. If not stemmed, the WHO advise AMR could result in one death every three seconds by 2050.

Pathogenic ba...

September 12, 2016

A unique health economics assessment of copper’s role in preventing healthcare-associated infections (HCAIs) is being presented this week at the WHO’s International Conference on Prevention and Infection Control (ICPIC) in Geneva, demonstrating rapid payback on the cap...

September 6, 2016

Say goodbye to those "antibacterial" soaps. The Food and Drug Administration says they do little or nothing to make soap work any better and said the industry has failed to prove they're safe.

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August 18, 2016

A couple of weeks ago we identified a new metal war ready to be waged against hospital-acquired infections, aka healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). And not surprisingly, only a few types of infections make up the majority of the problem, with the cost pegged at an...

August 18, 2016

Very exciting study

Results from a clinical trial of antimicrobial copper touch surfaces in a neonatal intensive care unit at  a Greek hospital have shown that, in addition to contamination being 90 per cent lower on the copper surfaces, they also exert a halo effect wh...