Nanotech Silver Stops Microbees

Destefani, Jim
September 2007
Products Finishing;Sep2007, Vol. 71 Issue 12, p18
Trade Publication
The article talks about the continued increase in hospital-related infections affecting patients in the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has estimated that two million hospital patients a year acquire such infections, and approximately 100,000 of those afflicted die, making hospital-related infections as the fourth-leading cause of death in the country. It has also noted that hospital-related infections had cost an average of $57,000 per patient to treat.


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