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Pseudomonas

What is Pseudomonas?
Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic pathogen commonly found in moist environments and plumbing systems that is a common source of infection such as pneumonia, urinary tract infections, sepsis, and multiple other ailments.

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Exposure

Accounts For Over 10% of All Hospital-Acquired Infections

HAIs Pseudomonas is commonly found in moist environments, soil, and water systems and can be spread on the hands of healthcare workers in hospitals, by contact with contaminated equipment or in swimming pools or spas.

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Resistance

Pseudomonas has been proven to be resistant to most common antibiotics.

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Prevalance

Over 50,000 Documented Cases Each Year in the U.S.

Pseudomonas has the potential to cause a range of infections from ear infections in children, to blood infections, sepsis, and pneumonia in immunocompromised individuals, with the potential to lead to severe illness and death.

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Resistance

Over 13% Of Cases Are Due To Antibiotic-Resistant Strains

Pseudomonas is typically resistant to common antibiotics, but over 13% of reported cases each year are due to the multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa, responsible for an average of 440 deaths per year.

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Test your Water

The only way to truly determine risk for a facility is to conduct Pseudomonas water testing.

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There has been a rise in the prevalence of antibiotic-resistant strains of Pseudomonas across the United States

Prevention

Copper Silver Ionization is proven to be one of the most effective technologies for controlling and preventing Pseudomonas in water systems.

Do you know the facts?

The World Health Organization states that 10 out the 12 bacteria that pose the greatest risk to human health are attributable to water.

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