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Dual-Function Antimicrobial Laundry Supplement and Textile Coating for the Decontamination of Healthcare Laundry
Background: In the UK nurses’ uniforms are domestically laundered, posing a threat of cross contamination of healthcare-associated infections. The UK Department of Health recommends washing uniforms at 60ºC, however nurses ...
Gene expression analysis of transport channels in Enterococcus faecium (VRE)
Introduction: An important aspect of the bacterial response towards stress and environmental stimuli is alteration of gene expression levels . A combination of carvacrol, cuminaldehyde, and vancomycin has previously been ...
A Germ’s Journey- African Edition
(Medina Publishing Ltd, 2020-01)
MESHGuide on COVID19: Schooling in a pandemic
The Truth About COVID-19: 4 Part Podcast Series
(MESHGuides and VoicED Radio, 2020-05)
Meeting the current situation: Tackling the coronavirus crisis - teaching children to protect themselves
(The National Association for Education Technology (Naace), 2020)
Microencapsulation for improved mosquitoes' repellent efficacy of cotton fabrics
(IOP Publishing Ltd, 2020-04-01)
In recent years, mosquitoes that can transfer viruses causing vector-borne diseases, such as dengue fever, chikungunya, Zika and West Nile virus have dramatically increased and reached Europe. In 2018, a higher number ...
The role of textiles as fomites in the healthcare environment: A review of the infection control risk
Background. Infectious diseases are a significant threat in both healthcare and community settings. Healthcare associated infections (HCAIs) in particular are a leading cause of complications during hospitalisation. ...
Stability of Model Human Coronaviruses on a Range of Textile Fibre Types
Previous research indicates that SARS-CoV-2 persists on stainless steel and plastic for 72 hours to 7 days and appears to be less stable on porous surfaces. However, there is limited research on the stability of coronaviruses ...
From formulation to in vivo model: A comprehensive study of a synergistic relationship between vancomycin, carvacrol and cuminaldehyde against Enterococcus faecium
Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus faecium (VRE) has become endemic in healthcare settings, reducing treatment options for enterococcal infections. New antimicrobials for VRE infections are a high priority, but the development ...