Are Your Internal Fluidics Crummy and Fouled?


dirty-internal-fluidicsWritten by: Zach Devier

Hello! Zach Devier of SMT here with another blog, for your viewing pleasure. We’ve recently been spending quite a bit of time following up with all of the wonderful people that we met at the AACC Clinical Lab Expo we attended in July. One of the issues that continues to pop up is the bio-fouling of internal fluidic systems.

Reduce Downtime When Decontaminating Your Clinical Analyzer


reduce-downtimeWritten by: Zach Devier

Hello All! Sorry about the time in between this blog posting and the last. We’ve had a very busy month attending several trade shows. Last week, we attended the American Academy for Clinical Chemistry Annual Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo in Atlanta, Georgia. We were able to meet many professionals and experts in the diagnostic industry to learn more about how they take care of and service their machines in the field.

Chlorine Dioxide in Horticulture with Dr. Peter Konjoian


Written by: Selective Micro Technologies

Selective Micro Technologies recently had the pleasure of discussing chlorine dioxide with Dr. Peter Konjoian, an expert and leader of plant sciences and floriculture. Dr. K has lifelong experience with horticulture and agriculture, as he grew up on his family farm growing vegetables. He began his formal education at the University of New Hampshire—where he attained his B.S.—and then continued his education, achieving both his Master’s Degree and Ph.D. from The Ohio State University.

Germ Warfare – A Brief History Of Sanitation


Testing chemicalsWritten by: Helen Gale

It seems obvious to us today that good sanitation and good health go hand in hand. It has not always been so. In the great scheme of things, it is only relatively recently that we have discovered the truth regarding the connection between unsanitary conditions and poor health. It has taken us even longer to learn effective methods of effectively combating the germs within our midst. Indeed, we have had to go through some fairly dangerous chemical permutations before hitting on a cleaning solution that does the job both safely and effectively…

Are You Using Too Many Products to Disinfect and Sanitize?

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Written by: Selective Micro Technologies

In the healthcare setting, disinfection and sanitization is a must. In fact, a clean, disinfected environment may be the most important aspect of the industry. If patients consistently contract disease during their stay at a facility, that place will quickly lose trust and credibility. In a race to prevent healthcare acquired infections, infection control specialists enlist the help of many different chemical cleaners and disinfectants. In some cases, maybe too many chemicals.