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For clinical study data and to learn more about treating your facility or products with MicrobeCare™ visit www.microbecare.com Odorless • Colorless • Non-Leaching • Persistent A unique, patented, EPA registered molecularly bonded antimicrobial technology Germicidal, Viricidal, Bactericidal, Fungicidal, Tuberculocidal A P A R A S O L M E D I C A L P R O D U C T 1602 Barclay Blvd. Buffalo Grove, IL, 60089 P: 800.444.6451 ∙ www.parasolmed.com READ MORE ABOUT MicrobeCare™ IN THE AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION CONTROL 1 Assessment of an innovative antimicrobial surface disinfectant in the operating room environment using adenosine triphosphate bioluminescence assay. Lewis, B. J., Spencer, M., Rossi, P. J., et al. Am J Infect Control, Vol 43, p283-285. 2 Assessment of a novel antimicrobial surface disinfectant on inert surfaces in the intensive care unit environment using ATP-bioluminesence assay. Edmiston, C. E., Spencer, M., Lewis, B. D., et al. Am J Infect Control. of terminally cleaned O.R. surfaces were culture- positive with heavy bacterial contamination before being treated with MicrobeCare™ 1 reduction in culture- positive O.R. surfaces 6-weeks after treatment. Mean colony count per surface of 14.3 colonies before, 0.8 colonies after. 1 of I.C.U. surfaces tested were culture-negative 6-weeks after treatment. Mean colony count per surface of 51 colonies before, 0.83 colonies after. 2 reduction in ATP scores 6-weeks after treating O.R. surfaces with MicrobeCare™ (mean 279.9 RLU before, 75.9 RLU after). 1 100% 92% 78% 73% Dr. Charles E. Edmiston Jr. PhD, SM (ASCP), CIC (CBIC) Emeritus Professor of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin "A single application of MicrobeCare™, [provides] a significant and persistent, long-term reduction in OR surface contamination." Scan to learn more

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