11 Dec '11, 11am

New Disinfection Technology Beats Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria and Can Kill Bedbugs Too

New Disinfection Technology Beats Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria and Can Kill Bedbugs Too

Medizone International /Promo image Antibiotic resistant bacteria present a growing problem, especially for people in hospitals where the routine use of disinfectants and antibiotics promote antibiotic resistant bacterial populations . A new technology developed in cooperation with Queens University and recently granted a Canadian patent promises to end the cycle, effectively killing bacteria by using biomimicry. It has been estimated that 100,000 people die each year following infections acquired during a hospital stay, at a cost of $30 billion annually. Dr. Dick Zoutman of Queens University and Dr. Michael Shannon of Medizone International collaborated in the development of the new disinfection technology, which they will market under the name AsepticSure. A promotional video demonstrates the AsepticSure process. AsepticSure claims effectiveness against a wide range of b...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/biomimicry/new-disinfection-tec...

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