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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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Staphylococcus

Staphylococcus (Staph) species are a type of soil microorganism that normally colonizes human and animal skin and mucous membranes.  There are at least 40 species of Staph, some of which can cause human disease.  S. aureusis the most common cause of hospital-acquired infections and there are antibiotic-resistant strains of Staphyloccocus in many hospitals and health care facilities worldwide.  Skin infections...

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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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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...