Hidden Danger

OK, so now we know that Clostridium difficile infection (CDI), or C-diff, is a real, and growing problem. Where does this thing come from? It’s not like you see it oozing through the door. Or crashing in like a giant ogre. The thing is microscopic! The thing is, you can’t see it. And you can’t…

Just A Spore?

What’s the diff? It’s just a spore, right? Sure. Just some old spore whose toxin producing strains can cause a spectrum of disease ranging from mild or moderate diarrhea to its most advanced form known as pseudo- membranous colitis, which can lead to toxic dilation of the colon (megacolon), sepsis, and death. It’s Clostridium difficile…

For Your Safety…Quiz the Gym Manager

Would you change gyms… if you found out the gym down the street had an antimicrobial protectant on their equipment and in the locker rooms?  And, the  members of that gym are not concerned about contracting any of the “super bugs” that are going around work out facilities today. Since germs are so wide-spread in athletic clubs and gyms, members are…