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2018 International CS week promotion

In recognition of the hard work and dedication of all CS professionals, orders for PINNACLE products placed during the week of October 14-20 will enter your department into a giftcard giveaway. Please see our Facebook page for more details https://www.facebook.com/Serim-Research-Corp-152924091424698/

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Fall 2018 Trade Shows

Serim will be attending the following national and regional trade shows in the fall of 2018. Please stop by if you are interested in learning more about Serim products and meeting with Serim staff. National Renal Administrators Association (NRAA) Annual … Continue reading

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71% of endoscopes contain bacterial growth after reprocessing.

Todays’ Becker’s Clinical Leadership and Infection Control Newsletter (4/20/18) summarized the results of two recent studies indicating the current reprocessing methods do not effectively sterilize many scopes. https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/quality/study-71-of-endoscopes-still-contain-bacterial-growth-after-reprocessing.html

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2018 Trade Shows

Serim Research will be attending the following local and national trade shows in 2018.  Please stop by and visit with us to learn more about our products for Sterile Processing, High Level Disinfection, Water Quality testing and many more. WI … Continue reading

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PINNACLE listed as one of 100 Infection Control Products to Know

The January 26, 2018 Becker’s Clinical Leadership & Infection Control newsletter listed our PINNACLE Monitor for Automated Cleaning as one of their 100 Infection Control Products to Know for 2018 (see the Reprocessing section). https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/lists/100-infection-control-products-to-know-2018.html. Information about this product can … Continue reading

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New Iodine test strip available

We have added a new Iodine test strip to our Food Safety and Sanitation line of test strips.  This test is designed to test Iodine/Iodiphore sanitizing solutions through the 0 – 100 ppm range.  Information about this product can be … Continue reading

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Updates to AAMI ST79 guidelines

The October 2017 issue of the Healthcare Purchasing News highlights a number of important changes in the updated AAMI ST79 comprehensive guide titled “Comprehensive guide to steam sterilization and sterility assurance in health care facilities”.   One significant change affects the … Continue reading

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Ultrasonic Cleaning Webinar

Becker’s Healthcare recently hosted a webinar that discussed a number of important considerations for using ultrasonic cleaners to clean medical instruments.  One important item discussed was verifying the cleaning process including the detergent, water temperature and water quality.  A number … Continue reading

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2017 National Trade Shows

We will be attending two national trade shows this year. Stop by and visit us at IACHSMM in Nashville (booth #119) and APIC in Portland (booth 468) to learn more about our products for Sterile Processing, High Level Disinfectants and … Continue reading

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FDA Food Safety Modernization Act Finalized

The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) rule on Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food is now final, advancing FDA’s efforts to protect foods from farm to table by keeping them safe from contamination during transportation. http://www.fda.gov/Food/GuidanceRegulation/FSMA/ucm383763.htm#top

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