There is a bewildering array of ISO and ASTM antimicrobial surface validation studies and a whole host of biocidal activity testing available. It can be very complex for companies to navigate their way through this and the results they get may not always translate into market valuable data. Control of indoor pathogens on surfaces and in the air is a highly topical issue, so we asked John Fallon PhD, Head of Microbiology at airmid healthgroup, to talk us through some of the testing we do at the laboratory and the relevance of this testing.
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The 11th World Filtration Congress starts today and will embrace the whole spectrum of filtration and separation technologies from around the world for five days from 16th- 20th April 2012. It will be held in Graz, a Unesco World Heritage Site. It is the largest and most important Filtration Event in 2012 world-wide. Exhibitors from the world-wide filtration and separation industry, manufacturers of particle measurement instruments as well as related industries will feature the latest innovations and technology. airmid healthgroup will be there joining the debate on Airborne Infectious Agents, Aerobiology Research and Ultrafine particles.
It’s that time of year again and Orlando Florida hosts the American Academy of Asthma Allergy and Immunology (AAAAI) Annual Meeting this year from March 2-6. The AAAAI Annual Meeting draws the allergy and immunology specialty's academic and clinical leaders to showcase new research and discuss other developments in allergy, asthma and immunologic diseases. The meeting is attended by more than 7,700 allergist/immunologists, related physicians, allied health professionals and industry representatives.
The message from the asthma & allergy friendlyTM Program is their certified products are more suitable for those suffering from asthma and allergies. These products are recommended to be used in a ‘home allergen reduction plan'. But just what is a ‘home allergen reduction plan' and is it really effective?