Antimicrobial found effective against SARS-CoV-2

December 7th, 2020

Sciessent has announced the results of recent tests with its AgionÒ antimicrobial treatment. According to the company, the treatment achieves 99.99 percent inactivation of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in lab testing of medical textiles. The testing was conducted under ISO 18184 protocols and demonstrated that its effectiveness was maintained even after 20 launderings.   The […]

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Antimicrobial hospital textiles market report

October 26th, 2020

A new market research report published by MarketsandMarkets™ says that the antimicrobial hospital textiles market size is estimated at $7.1 billion in 2020 and is projected to reach USD 9.4 billion by 2025, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.8 percent.  According to the report "Antimicrobial Hospital Textiles Market by Material, Usability (Disposable, […]

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Textiles and the fight against infection

September 23rd, 2019

New standards and test methods are needed for medical textiles.   by Matthew Hardwick The spread of infection is a concern for all of us and in many circumstances, but nowhere is it more concerning than in health care. The spread of infection both to and from medical environments is an ever-present problem in hospitals and […]

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