Infection Prevention Pouch Helps Prevent Spread of Infectious Staph & MRSA
A revolutionary medical product that solves a worldwide health issue: How to reduce
Chico, CA, October 24, 2013 -- Nearly 100,000 people die each year from preventable
Nosocomial infections. Infections from Staphylococcus species including MRSA are a
worldwide concern; the bacteria often colonize and infect patients in hospital and
healthcare settings. 30% to 40% of all people carry Staph including MRSA in their nose.
The bacteria spreads through sneezing, wiping a runny nose, touching the nose or using a
nasal cannula. Despite steps taken to reduce the spread of these infections, they still
remain a threat to the health and safety of everyone. More than $45 billion is spent
annually treating preventable infections including Staph & MRSA.
A simple idea sparked a revolutionary new medical product that helps reduce the spread
of Staph infections associated with MRSA or similar infectious bacteria when using nasal
cannulas. The Infection Prevention Pouch (IPP) is a microbiostatic breathable pouch that
provides a protective holding space for nasal cannulas when not in use. This product
reduced respiratory infections by 60% when compared to the current practice of using
In an unfunded laboratory study conducted by California State University in February
2013, a Staph infected nasal cannula was stored in a plastic bag for one hour. After an
hour in the plastic bag, the microbial count on the nasal cannula showed a 28% increase.
A second nasal cannula was infected with the same Staph microbial count and was stored
in the Infection Prevention Pouch for one hour. After an hour in the IPP, the microbial
count showed an 870% decrease.
â€œThe IPP is a must-have for all medical facilities and home-care environments; nurses,
doctors, and administrators need to know about it. This product saves lives by reducing
the growth and spread of infections like Staph and MRSA,â€ says charge nurse and
NCP founder, Meredith Lloyd.
The Infection Prevention Pouch (IPP) is convenient, cost effective, and easy to use. The
IPP adheres to oxygen concentrators, wheelchairs, bedside tables and hospital beds for
ease of use. When the IPP needs to be changed or removed, it leaves no residue behind.
The Infection Prevention Pouch is a simple, inexpensive product that saves time, saves
money, and saves lives.
About Nosocomial Containment Products, Inc.: Nosocomial Containment Products, Inc.
(NCP Corp.) was formed to promote the Infection Prevention Pouch (IPP), which greatly
reduces or eliminates the risk of cross-contamination to patients from the use of nasal
cannulas and HHNs during their stay at medical facilities when compared to the use of
For additional information about the IPP and its ability to reduce or eliminate Staph &
MRSA, visit http://www.ncpcorp.com/ or contact: NCP Corp., 1124 Almond Vista Ct.,
Chico, CA 95926 1-888-587-7775
Contact: Chris NCP Corp. 1124 Almond Vista Court Chico, CA, 95926 1-530-924-0050