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Vytis Shield In Action

Jennifer Milan

Can infections come from healthcare?

Some Forms of HAIs: Hospital and Healthcare Associated Infections (HAIs) are contracted when microbes invade your body during unrelated medical care. They can arise from several sources. Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) can occur when pathogens enter the body through a urinary catheter which cause…

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Hospital - Towson, MD

Nursing Ladder Study

OR infection risk is a constant topic of conversation in hospitals. Many OR staff feel that their environment can never be clean enough. Two rising Nurse Leaders took it upon themselves to do a study in their Operating room and Central Sterile Processing to prove their hypothesis that their rooms were…

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Hospital - Arlington, VA

Bioactive Drain Study

The Problem: Prestigious 324 bed metro hospital was experiencing flies in its lobby coffee kiosk and cafeteria self-serve drink station. The issue was becoming a point of tension between the hospital administration, located directly above the coffee shop, and the hospital sub-contractor. The source of…

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Hospital - Mt. Washington, MD

Ventilator Unit Study

The Problem Double occupancy patient rooms represent a challenge for any healthcare facility. Two sets of care givers, and two sets of visitors provide a significant increase in chance of cross contamination of room surfaces. In the case of a ventilator unit, the challenge is multiplied. Many…

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Infusion Center - Baltimore, MD

Infusion Center Study

Patients enter an Infusion Center seeking medical care in the fight of their lives. The miracles of modern medicine are delivered to these patients in an environment designed to soothe and relieve anxiety. This is the purpose of Vytis Shield, too. We want to create a feeling of peace and wellbeing when…

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Third Party Validation

Vytis Light Shield Coating Studies

Coated surface showed MRSA reduction of 99.98% over 24hrs, per JIS Z 2801:2000 Study Report NG2791-R1 MRSA ReductionAntimicrobial Test Laboratories – 2012 Coated PET surface showed a 99.99% reduction of E. coli within 2 hrs. on overcast day, per EPA 1603 E. Coli ReductionEnvirotech Laboratories…

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Kristin Freitag

Comfort & Care, Vytis Shield’s Antimicrobial Shirt

Vytis Shield is thrilled to now offer an antimicrobial shirt, ideal for dialysis, infusion, platelet, blood donor, and chemo patients: basically anyone who needs access to ports or upper body locations. Our shirt is long-sleeved with dual zippers from collar to wrist. This soft and cozy antimicrobial…

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Jennifer Milan

Schools Prepare For A Healthy Back To School Fall Of 2021

Did you know our surface coatings kill Norovirus (the stomach bug), Influenza A (the flu), H1N3, and Staph? We even reduce vegetative c.diff on surfaces treated. These are just a few of the many microbes schools face daily in their facilities that can lead to teacher, student and staff absences when…

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