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AWT Convention FollowUp – Moving Forward

AWT took place in Vancouver, Canada this year and frankly none of us really knew what to expect.  2021 brought us back together in person …

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Cronobacter sakazakii: A Pathogen Titan

In February of 2022, Cronobacter sakazakii (C. sakazakii) made new headlines as the bacteria responsible for the deaths of two infants and the severe illness …

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What is MIC? Microbiological Influenced Corrosion (MIC) Testing

What is MIC? Microbial-induced corrosion (MIC) is the phenomenon of corrosive activity by microbial organisms such as bacteria, fungi, and algae. MIC is seen in …

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APIC 2022 and The Future of Healthcare

APIC 2022 and The Future of Healthcare

After a two-year hiatus, the APIC conference returned in 2022, and with it a renewed interest in infection prevention. The COVID-19 pandemic served as a …

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Persister Cells and Differences from Other Cell Types

Persister Cells and Differences from Other Cell Types

Awareness of antibiotic-resistant (AR) bacteria has increased greatly in recent years as the number of AR infections continues to grow. Organizations such as the World …

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Cooling Tower Spring Reboot

It is the time of year where, in many parts of the country, commercial cooling towers that run seasonally are needed to come back online …

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EST Becomes ANAB/ANSI Certified

To Our Friends and Colleagues, Since 1993, EST has provided industry-leading environmental microbiological analyses for the water treatment and healthcare sectors. EST recognized early on …

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Legionella and Covid, Patient on Oxygen

Legionnaires’ Disease in a Post-COVID-19 World

In 2021, regional health departments nationwide  alerted the public of the sudden increase of Legionnaire’s Disease in their local areas, many concentrated in the Northeast …

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Familiar Faces, Familiar Setting & Turning the Page

A couple of weeks ago, a friend sent me a text message asking if it had settled in that 2019 was almost three years ago. …

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COVID-19 and Water Management

Environmental Safety Technologies (EST) would like to take this time to discuss with all of our water treatment and hospital partners about the impact COVID-19 …

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Important Covid–19 Update

Important Covid–19 Update.  The Federal Government announces critical infrastructure sectors that will remain open. Those include our partners in healthcare, food, and water management. We …

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Cooling Tower Start-Up Steps and Processes

Cooling Tower Start-Up This is the time of year that in many parts of the country that seasonal (HVAC) cooling towers are beginning to start …

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