What Healthcare Workers & Patients Need to Know about Staph Aureus & Hospital Acquired Infections

For Healthcare Workers and Patients - Staph aureus and Hospital Acquired Infections Nozin Nasal Sanitizer

  Approximately 30% of the population carry the bacteria Staphylococcus aureus in their noses. The Staph aureus residing in these nasal reservoirs can be a source for hospital acquired infections (HAIs). While Staph is not normally a problem in healthy individuals, those who are in hospitals are at a higher risk of acquiring a serious or even fatal Staph aureus infection. Patients with open wounds, weakened immune systems and with chronic conditions like diabetes, cancer, vascular disease, eczema, and lung disease are particularly vulnerable to Staph infections. These infections may be spread by touch: skin to [...] Read more »

The Importance of the Medical University of South Carolina Study on Nozin Nasal Sanitizer for Infection Control

The Importance of the Medical University Study on Nozin Nasal Sanitizer for Infection Control Nozin Blog

“We were open-minded and wanted to come up with a hypothesis to determine whether or not a low-cost intervention could reduce staph carriage…it worked,” said Shaun Nguyen, M.D., about Nozin Nasal Sanitizer. “This is a low-cost intervention that potentially can impact patients’ health in a significant way,” In a double-blind, placebo controlled, independent clinical study by investigators at the Medical University of South Carolina, Nozin® Nasal Sanitizer® antiseptic was effective in significantly reducing Staph aureus nasal carriage in health care providers (HCPs).  The results demonstrate that the administration of this nonantibiotic [...] Read more »

The Nozin Shield™ Program in Healthcare Facilities

Nozin Shield Program Nozin Nasal Sanitizer

Nozin has solutions for Hospitals, Long Term Care Facilities, Outpatient Surgery Centers, Clinics and Doctor Offices that are ready to take their infection control and infection prevention strategies to an innovative level. The nose is a reservoir for bacteria that escape typical hygiene protocols such as hand washing.  Nozin Nasal Sanitizer® equips health professionals and patients with a safe and effective nasal shield that helps provide protection from infection causing pathogens. Importantly, Nozin Nasal Sanitizer antiseptic is clinically shown to reduce S. aureus nasal carriage without antibiotics. More information on [...] Read more »