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From Ward to Washer: The Survival of Clostridium difficile spores on Hospital Bedsheets through a Commercial UK NHS Healthcare Laundry Process
(Cambridge University Press, 2018-10-16)
Objective: to quantify the survival of Clostridium difficile spores on hospital bedsheets through the UK NHS healthcare laundry process (Health Technical Memorandum (HTM) 01-04) in vitro and from C. difficile patient’s ...
The Effect of Low Temperature Laundering and Detergents on the Survival of Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus on Textiles Used in Healthcare Uniforms
(Journal of Applied Microbiology, 2017-06-09)
Aims: To determine the survival of Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus on cotton and polyester and the effectiveness of low temperature laundering and detergents on the removal of microorganism from healthcare ...
Investigation of synergistic antibiotic-essential oil component combinations as a means to preserve the current antibiotic repertoire in Enterococcus sp.
(Society for Applied Microbiology, 2018-11)
Aims To investigate synergistic combinations of Essential Oils (EOs) and vancomycin as potential antimicrobial formulations against Vancomycin-Sensitive Enterococcus faecium (VSE) and Vancomycin-Resistant E. faecium (VRE). ...
Synergistic essential oil-antibiotic combinations as a strategy to maintain the efficacy of current antibiotics against Enterococcus sp.
(British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 2018-11)
Objectives This study aimed to investigate synergistic combinations of vancomycin and Essential Oils (EOs) as potential antimicrobial formulations against Vancomycin-Sensitive Enterococcus faecium (VSE) and Vancomycin-Resistant ...
Microencapsulation of natural essential oils to develop sustainable textiles for antimicrobial and mosquito repellent functionality
(EU COST ACTION (network) project (CA16227), 2019-12)
Current Healthcare Market-Related Research Review: Research to Develop a New Standardised Test Method to Determine the Antimicrobial Efficacy of Laundry Processes
(Textile Rental Services Association, 2019-11)
From formulation to in vivo model: A comprehensive study of a synergistic relationship between vancomycin, carvacrol and cuminaldehyde against Enterococcus faecium
Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus faecium (VRE) has become endemic in healthcare settings, reducing treatment options for enterococcal infections. New antimicrobials for VRE infections are a high priority, but the development ...
The role of protective clothing in healthcare and its decontamination
(Woodhead Publishing, 2019-11-25)
Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are a significant cause of morbidity and mortality and pose a major economic burden. Infection control is therefore important in healthcare environments to minimize the transmission ...
MESHGuide on COVID19: Schooling in a pandemic
Dual-Function Antimicrobial Laundry Supplement and Textile Coating for the Decontamination of Healthcare Laundry
Background: In the UK nurses’ uniforms are domestically laundered, posing a threat of cross contamination of healthcare-associated infections. The UK Department of Health recommends washing uniforms at 60ºC, however nurses ...