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.
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.
Pseudomonas has been proven to be resistant to most common antibiotics.
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.
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.
Test your Water
The only way to truly determine risk for a facility is to conduct Pseudomonas water testing.
There has been a rise in the prevalence of antibiotic-resistant strains of Pseudomonas across the United States
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.