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Ultraviolet Light (UV) effects on bacteria

Time-lapse footage of bacteria-covered petri plates growing after being exposed to UV light. UV light kills bacteria, with longer exposure times resulting in higher cell mortality. The elapsed time is shown in each clip. The petri plates were incubated at about 37 degrees Celsius.

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Germ Ninja® Fox News – Ultraviolet Light (UVC) Germicidal Irradiation Unit

The germninja® www.germninja.com, is your team’s defense against bacteria and germs that cause contagious infections. This cutting edge, patented technology sanitizes sport balls with ultraviolet light, killing off harmful microorganisms without ruining your equipment. Kills bacteria and germs that can cause MRSA, Whooping Cough, H1N1 and other contagious infections • Chemical free, nontoxic technology •...

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A New weapon in the Fight against Superbugs

Ultraviolet Light – UVC – a new and effective way to fight superbugs. Since the widespread use of antibiotics began in the 1940s, we’ve tried to develop new drugs faster than bacteria can evolve — but this strategy isn’t working. Drug-resistant bacteria known as superbugs killed nearly 700,000 people last year, and by 2050 that...

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Birth of UVC Services

UVC Services was born from extensive research seeking solutions for disinfection technology for artificial turf. Conversations with the team at Sports Turf NW, a reseller of GreensGroomer Worldwide equipment including the miniZapr, led to the realization that a safe, non-chemical solution was available. The minZapr uses UVC technology to destroy harmful bacteria. UVC Services was created to...

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MRSA Breaks Free From Hospitals: Find it in Your Community

On December 16, 2013, USA Today published this video and article outlining the obvious rise in community-acquired MRSA. As you can tell from the video, MRSA is dangerous, and if not treated right away, can be fatal. It is especially fatal to those with weakened immune systems like the elderly and children. The focus of...

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ESPN Outside the Lines Has it Right: MRSA the Invisible Threat

We recently came across a video from the ESPN show Outside the Lines and thought sharing it may shed more light on MRSA and how it affects athletes. In recent news, two players from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers developed MRSA, and it has become a hot topic in athletics once again. MRSA is a very...

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From the Center for Disease Control: Latest Findings on MRSA

The latest findings from the CDC (Center for Disease Control) adds a new twist into fight against MRSA. While findings indicate a drop in most rates of MRSA infections, community-contracted MRSA infections show virtually no decline over the last six years. The Brief on MRSA MRSA otherwise known as Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus is a bacteria that is resistant...

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Multi-drug resistant (or Methicillin-resistant) Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)

MRSA is a type of Staphyloccocal infection that is resistant to the common “first-line” antibiotics that are used to treat bacterial infections.  The major difference between MRSA and other Staphyloccocus strains is that MRSA has developed resistance to the common antibiotics that doctors commonly use to treat bacterial infections.  MRSA becomes resistant to these antibiotics when it acquires a...

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MRSA, Staph, E.Coli, C. Diff, HIV and Other Harmful Viruses and Bacteria Overview

There can be no doubt that there are many viruses and bacteria in the world that can negatively impact human health. The bad news is that killing some of these viruses and bacteria can prove to be amazingly difficult. The good news is that there is a highly-effective way to eradicate these harmful and nasty...