Thursday, May 23 2013 8:54 AM EDT2013-05-23 12:54:39 GMT
Two sides of the law are working together in order to keep the peace at the border. Vermont State Police an Quebec's Provincial Police met to address the challenges of policing at the border in a specialMore >>
Two sides of the law are working together in order to keep the peace at the border.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 8:13 AM EDT2013-05-23 12:13:33 GMT
New details in an officer involved shooting that happened in Danville, Vt. last year.In September, 36-year-old William Mahoney was shot by a state trooper. This after police say he stole a vehicle andMore >>
New details in an officer involved shooting that happened in Danville, Vt. last year.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 7:21 AM EDT2013-05-23 11:21:15 GMT
The Colchester Police Department is responding to a sink hole in the area of East Road near the intersection of Austin House Road. Police say the sink hole has closed down one lane of travel.Police areMore >>
The Colchester Police Department is responding to a sink hole in the area of East Road near the intersection of Austin House Road.More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 9:56 PM EDT2013-05-23 01:56:44 GMT
Nearly two years ago, Deborah Drewniak's family wasn't sure if she would be around after being severely injured in a texting and driving accident. Instead of focusing on herself, Drewniak wants to helpMore >>
A Vermont woman seriously injured by a teen, who was texting and driving, is trying to share her story with as many people as she can.More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 9:50 PM EDT2013-05-23 01:50:08 GMT
Magic Hat has filed a lawsuit against West Sixth Brewing because of its labeling. The Vermont based company says its copyrighted #9 label looks a lot like the Kentucky based company's products. MagicMore >>
Magic Hat has filed a lawsuit against West Sixth Brewing because of its labeling.More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 9:47 PM EDT2013-05-23 01:47:21 GMT
Between the deep blue seas off the horn of Africa and the Hollywood hills where film makers will tell his story, is Underhill Vermont,where Richard Phillips can be home and can be mostly private. Humble,More >>
Between the deep blue seas off the horn of Africa and the Hollywood hills where film makers will tell his story, is Underhill Vermont,where Richard Phillips can be home and can be mostly private.More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 7:29 PM EDT2013-05-22 23:29:35 GMT
We're celebrating a very special birthday tonight - the American Cancer Society is turning 100! As you may know, FOX44/ABC22 has teamed up with the organization because one of our own recently had a cancerMore >>
We're celebrating a very special birthday tonight - the American Cancer Society is turning 100!As you may know, FOX44/ABC22 has teamed up with the organization because one of our own recently had a cancer diagnosis. She's fortunately one of the ones who caught it early, and is doing well. More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 5:43 PM EDT2013-05-22 21:43:07 GMT
As boaters take to the water, biologists with the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department want to remind people to use the spread prevention method. The recommended method will help reduce the spread ofMore >>
As boaters take to the water, biologists with the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department want to remind people to use the spread prevention method.More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 3:34 PM EDT2013-05-22 19:34:21 GMT
The American Cancer Society is celebrating its 100th birthday. A press release says of the estimated 4,060 people diagnosed with cancer this year in Vermont, about 1 in 4 will be served with American CancerMore >>
The American Cancer Society is celebrating its 100th birthday.More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 3:02 PM EDT2013-05-22 19:02:05 GMT
The traffic lights at Dorset Street and Williston Road are malfunctioning. Police say the South Burlington Highway Department is working on fixing the problem. It may take crews a few more hours to fix.More >>
The traffic lights at Dorset Street and Williston Road are malfunctioning.More >>
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DALLAS, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
The "Infection Control Market [Sterilization (EtO Sterilization, E-Beam, Gamma, Steam, Low Temperature, Contract Services) & Disinfection (Endoscope Reprocessing, Disinfectant, Disinfector, Face Mask, Drapes, Surgical Gowns, Wipes) - Global Forecast to 2017", analyzes and studies the major market drivers, restraints, and opportunities in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (Row).
192 market data tables
356 pages and an in-depth Table of Content on "Infection Control Market"
This report studies the global infection control over the forecast period of 2012 to 2017.
The report focuses on sterilization (heat, chemical, radiation and filtration) and disinfection (disinfectors, endoscope reprocessing, disinfectants, medical non-wovens and disinfectant wipes) technologies. It also studies sterilization services market, which includes healthcare solutions, hospital sterilization services, and applied sterilization technologies. The sterilization applications market includes medical device, pharmaceuticals, life sciences, food and other applications such as cosmetics.
The global infection control market will grow at a steady pace of around 6% from $10.5 billion in 2012 to $14.0 billion by 2017. The rise in tide of cleaning standards and mounting pressure for sterilized and disinfected medical devices in hospitals and clinics has triggered the growth of medical sterilization and disinfection market. The increase in hospital acquired infections or nosocomial infections have forced the medical authorities to take stringent regulatory actions to curb these infections with the use of sterilized and disinfected medical devices.
With a rise in awareness of food quality and increase in exports of exotic fruits and vegetables across countries, there has been a rise in food sterilization and disinfection. Pharmaceutical sterilization plays a vital role and help in making drugs safe for patient use. This is majorly done using filtration technologies and gamma irradiation of the pharmaceutical components and powders like APIs. The role of sterilization in medical packaging has been of crucial importance, especially of finished products such as saline bottles, needles, syringes etc.
Introduction of technically enhanced instruments in the market like endoscopes, and analyzers there has been an increase in the need for advanced sterilizers, disinfectors that are compatible with these instruments. Owing to this, a drastic shift has been observed from steam sterilizers to low temperature sterilizers with preamble of sterilizers like VHP, hydrogen gas plasma and ozone. Also the demand for endoscope reprocessing is poised to grow close to double-digit rate in the coming five years.
Along with sterilization, cleaning and sanitation are also important activities carried out in healthcare, food and pharmaceutical industry. Hand disinfectant market is the fastest growing segment as hands are considered to be the primary cause of cross infection. The endoscope reprocessing market is anticipated to show healthy growth in the upcoming years due to continued instrument development, and increasing minimally invasive surgery procedures. The other important factor responsible for the growth of disinfection market will be the increasing usage of single-use technology products like medical non-wovens and face masks.
There has been a rise in trend for contract sterilization services due to stringent regulatory requirements from regulatory agencies like ISO and AMMI. The OEMs prefer outsourcing as it helps in cost reduction in sterilizing equipments in-house by focusing on their core competencies of business. However, in the near future in-house sterilization is expected to give healthy competition to contract sterilization service market mainly due to advent of hydrogen gas plasma and vapor hydrogen peroxide that are preferred to be used in-house. It also provides better quality assurance with just-in-time facility for sterilized products. Gamma and E-beam services are poised to have better growth over ETO in the near future due to their wider applications with respect to food, pharmaceutical, medical devices, life sciences and cosmetic products sterilization.
North America accounts for the largest share of the infection control market; however, Asia is expected to display favorable growth in the coming years, primarily due to rise in awareness, growth of ageing population, increase in number of surgeries, and growth in per capita income.
The major players in infection control market are Getinge (Sweden), Steris (U.S.), Advanced Sterilization Product (U.S.), Belimed (Switzerland), Medivators (U.S.), 3M (U.S.), Cardinal Health (U.S.), Kimberly-Clark (U.S.), Synergy Health (U.K.), and Sterigenics (U.S.).
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