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Vancomycin-Intermediate & Vancomycin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Discussed in New Online Video

The IAQ Video Network releases another educational video about microbial pathogens, indoor air quality (IAQ), industrial hygiene, or toxins.

 
PRLog - Dec. 9, 2012 - Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of another online video to help educate the public about issues that may impact their health.  Their latest educational video discusses Vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus (VISA) and vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (VRSA).

They are considered a healthcare-associated infection (HAI).  People who develop this type of staph infection may have underlying health conditions, tubes going into their bodies, previous infections with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), and recent exposure to vancomycin and other antimicrobial agents.
 
“Staphylococcus aureus is a bacterium commonly found on the skin and in the nose of about 30% of individuals, usually staph does not cause any harm,” reported Paul Cochrane, President of Cochrane and Associates, the company behind the IAQ Video Network and the new public outreach video.  “Sometimes staph bacteria can get into the bloodstream and cause serious infections which can be fatal.  We hope this video helps to educate people about VISA and VRSA.”

To view this video please visit:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PYaxJCGD7gw




To view past videos about environmental, microbial and industrial hygiene issues, please visit:
http://www.youtube.com/iaqmarketer

This educational video was sponsored by a number of organizations and leading industry professionals that help protect the public’s health.  Sponsors include: Institute for Safety and Health Management (ISHM), EMSL Analytical, LA Testing, UltraViolet Devices, EC2, Sussex Environmental Health Consultants, Clark Seif Clark, IAQ Index, Mold Solutions, and Legends Environmental Insurance Services, to name a few.

To learn more, or to inquire about IAQ Video Network sponsorship opportunities, please visit http://www.IAQTV.com or http://www.cochraneassoc.com, email info@cochraneassoc.com or call (602)510-3179.

About Cochrane & Associates, LLC & the IAQ Video Network
Cochrane & Associates is a business development, public relations and marketing consulting firm that specializes in the environmental, HVAC, mold and indoor air quality industries.  The company has worked with many of the industries’ leading institutions and companies and continues to be an innovator in the industry.  They are also the innovators behind the IAQ Video Network.

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