Use of Gaseous Ozone for Eradication of Methicillin‐Resistant Staphylococcus aureus From the Home Environment of a Colonized Hospital Employee
Summary of Study: An intensive care nurse with eczema was repeatedly treated for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) carriage. Because cultures remained positive for MRSA, her house was investigated. Thirty-four percent of environmental samples yielded MRSA. Her children and cat were free of MRSA.
The house was decontaminated with gaseous ozone. All subsequent cultures were negative for MRSA.
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The National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) represents and supports 30,000 members of the athletic training profession through education and research.
NATA’s official statement regarding MRSA prevention recommends the following 10 precautions be taken, Fresh Gear can help with points 5 & 6:
Like your mom always told you, "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure".
Especially when it comes to avoiding superbugs like Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus or MRSA.
The consequences of becoming infected by MRSA can be life threatening or result in years of pain and rehabilitation.
A picture is worth a thousand words...
Drug-resistant pathogens are killing more than 23,000 in the U.S. each year, says a landmark study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. READ Toronto Star article.
The threat posed by Superbugs is not going away. We need to be aware and react accordingly.
by James Antinozzi
James Antinozzi has been in the ozone sanitizing business since 2005, when Ozone Nation Inc. was founded and launched it's flagship product, Fresh Gear.