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Copper Reduces MRSA and VRE

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Recent clinical tests demonstrate that antimicrobial copper is effective in significantly reducing the bacterial load in intensive care unit (ICU) patient rooms and on many individual objects in those rooms. Results from a U.S. Department of Defense-funded clinical trial assessing the ability of antimicrobial copper to reduce the amount of bacteria on surfaces commonly found in hospital rooms were reported on at the Fifth Decennial International Conference on Healthcare-Associated Infections in Atlanta, GA. To view Multimedia News Release, go to