Bacteria-killing copper coatings will be highlighted at HealthAchieve
TORONTO, Nov. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - Used in medicine for millennia, copper, an EPA-certified antimicrobial, was recently tested at Toronto General Hospital. The study evaluated a cost-effective, non-tarnishing copper coating that reduced bacterial burden by two-thirds.
"Our study showed that copper coatings have persistent antimicrobial activity," said Allison McGeer, infectious disease consultant, Mount Sinai Hospital. "These coatings could be highly valuable in healthcare settings."
HealthAchieve guests will witness Aereus Shield's efficacy during live demonstrations.
Image with caption: "This hospital equipment display at HealthAchieve may look ordinary, but it is coated with a secret weapon: copper. Shown to persistently reduce bacterial burden by two-thirds, Aereus Shield copper alloy coating will be showcased in HealthAchieve's new product showcase. (CNW Group/Aereus Technologies Inc.)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20131104_C9676_PHOTO_EN_32868.jpg
SOURCE: Aereus Technologies Inc.
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