Friday, December 7, 2012

Copper Restricts the Spread of Global Antibiotic-Resistant Infections


Santiago Bueras Station, Chile

Infectious diseases are spread through person-to-person contact—more frequently through the hands than by any other method. While handwashing is the best line of defence against infection, it can be challenging to manage in public places. When it became apparent that the Santiago transportation system required additional subway stations, the Chilean government searched for designs that were not only aesthetically pleasing but also practical and easy to manoeuvre for users. Codelco, the Chilean state copper producer, knew that copper presented the best option.

Read More: http://www.antimicrobialcopper.com/uk/news-and-download-centre/case-studies/santiago-bueras-station---chile.aspx

Related: How Copper Restricts the Spread of Global Antibiotic-Resistant Infections http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/12/121204081150.htm

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