How Does BioProtect Protection Work?

The active ingredient in BioProtect polymerizes to all surfaces and is both colorless and odorless.

Think of BioProtect as a layer of electrically charged swords.  When a microorganism comes in contact with the treated surface, the quaternary amine sword punctures the cell membrane and the remnants are then electrocuted.

Since nothing is transferred to the now dead cell, the antimicrobial does not lose it’s strength and the sword is now ready for the next cell to contact it.  (NOTE: Normal cleaning of the treated surfaces is necessary in order for the BioProtect   antimicrobials to continue their effectiveness.  Dirt buildup,  paint, dead microbes, etc. will cover the treatment prohibiting it from killing microorganisms.)

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Study finds MCR-1 is widespread in Chinese ecosystem

Study finds MCR-1 is widespread in Chinese ecosystem
New research out of China indicates that the colistin-resistance gene MCR-1 is prevalent in the country's water supply, animals, food, and human population.In a study yesterday in Eurosurveillance, a research team from Hong Kong Polytechnic University reports that MCR-1-harboring bacteria, mainly Escherichia coli, were detected in 71% of water samp...
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'Shape-shifting' bacteria spotted on International Space Station The experiment could provide evidence of how bacteria develop resistance to drugs used to treat infected astronauts in space

'Shape-shifting' bacteria spotted on International Space Station
The experiment could provide evidence of how bacteria develop resistance to drugs used to treat infected astronauts in space
Bacterial cells treated with a common antibiotic have been spotted changing shape to survive while aboard the International Space Station (ISS).The way bacteria act in near-zero gravity environments could pose a serious problem for treating astronauts with infections.The "clever shape-shifting" was detected in bacteria being experimented on in the ...
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Scientists discover cheap and fast way to create new antibiotics

Cancer researchers may have stumbled upon a solution to reverse antibiotic drug resistance and stop some drug resistant infections.Drug resistance is an escalating problem. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has estimated that 700,000 people around the world die annually from drug resistant infections.In the evolutionary arms-race between deadly b...
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Antimicrobial susceptibility of pathogens isolated from surgical site infections in Japan: Comparison of data from nationwide surveillance studies conducted in 2010 and 2014–2015

Antimicrobial susceptibility of pathogens isolated from surgical site infections in Japan: Comparison of data from nationwide surveillance studies conducted in 2010 and 2014–2015
​AbstractA nationwide survey was conducted in Japan from 2014 to 2015 to investigate the antimicrobial  susceptibility of pathogens isolated from surgical site infections (SSI).   The resulting data were compared with that obtained in an earlier survey, conducted in 2010. Seven main organisms were collected, and 883 isolate...
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MRSA spreads at Las Cruces homeless shelter after employee became infected

MRSA spreads at Las Cruces homeless shelter after employee became infected
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (KFOX14) — It's been confirmed by doctors, that an employee at a homeless shelter in Las Cruces became infected with MRSA.Since then, other employees have caught MRSA after they started showing the same symptoms.MRSA -- Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus -- is a potentially deadly type of staph bacteria that is most often ...
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