International Infection Prevention Week is observed during the third week of October each year. The aim of this annual campaign is to raise interest in and awareness about infection prevention. Health acquired infections (HAIs) are a major complication of hospital care. HAIs may be caused by any infectious agent, including bacteria, fungi, and viruses, as [...]
According to a research report from Markets and Markets, the global infection control market will reach $16.7 billion by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 6.7% during the forecast period (2015 to 2020). The report list the key factors driving the market as the rising aging population, prevalence of chronic diseases, increase in the number [...]
Disinfection and sterilization of patient-care items and equipment is key to infection control in hospitals, medical offices, laboratories, and pharmaceutical cleanrooms. A new report published by Transparency Market Research forecasts that the global sterilization equipment and disinfectants market that was valued at $5.13 billion in 2012, will grow at a CAGR of 8.5 percent during [...]
Contamination of environmental surfaces in labs and hospitals lead to the transmission of several healthcare-associated pathogens. Studies show that healthcare-associated infections (HAI) remain one of the largest threats to patient morbidity and mortality in the United States. According to the CDC healthcare-associated infection (HAI) prevalence survey report, about 1 in 25 hospital patients has at [...]
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