March 11, 2020

Bacteria in Surgery Scrub Rooms

PROTECT PATIENTS AND HEALTHCARE WORKERS Water: Source and Vector of Hospital Acquired Infections (HAIs) Infection risk in operating rooms and scrub rooms can be reduced by using AquaMedix inline and CleanSpray® POU filters. In all critical care units of hospitals and outpatient surgery centers, particularly operating room scrub rooms, keeping water free of potentially pathogenic bacteria is of utmost importance. These potential waterborne pathogens include the bacteria Legionella, Pseudomonas, Klebsiella, Acinetobacter and Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM.) […]
February 13, 2020


Combat Antibiotic-Resistant Acinetobacter Acinetobacter is a bacteria found in potable water.  This bacteria can cause pneumonia, wound infections, blood and urinary tract infections. These infections tend to occur in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) patients, according to the CDC’s 2019 Antibiotic Resistance Threats Report. The CDC report summarizes the current threat level as “Urgent”. In 2017, an estimated 8500 cases of Acinetobacter infections led to 700 deaths in the U.S. at an estimated cost of $281 […]