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A BRIEF HISTORY OF SILVER!Here is some facts about Silver you may not know. It is a fact that Silver ions and silver compounds show a toxic effect on bacteria, viruses, algae and fungi.Hippocrates, the "father of medicine" once wrote that silver had beneficial healing and anti-disease properties. The Phoenicians stored water, wine, and vinegar in silver bottles to prevent spoiling. In the early 20th century, people would put silver coins in milk bottles to prolong the milk's freshness. Today Silver is widely used in topical gels and impregnated into bandages because of its wide-spectrum anti-microbial activity. The anti-microbial properties of silver, stem from the chemical properties of its ionized form Ag+. This ion forms strong molecular bonds with other substances used by bacteria to respire, such as molecules containing sulfur, nitrogen, and oxygen. When the Ag+ ion forms with complex molecules, they are rendered unusable by bacteria depriving them of necessary compounds to thrive and grow eventually leading to their death.Silver compounds were used to prevent infection in World War I before the advent of antibiotics. Silver nitrate solution use continued, then was largely replaced by silver sulfadiazine cream, which generally became the "standard of care" for the antibacterial and antibiotic treatment of serious burns until the late 1990s. Now, other options, such as silver-coated dressings (activated silver dressings), are used in addition to SSD creams today to treat burns and infections. There has been renewed interest in silver as a broad-spectrum anti-microbial agent. RIDOV is an anti-microbial cleaning solution using active silver ion (Ag+) drawing on its success in history in the fight against bacteria we call superbugs.
RIDOV would like to welcome Spencer Rorich, Head of Marketing, (International Marketing and Distribution) to the team.
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RIDOV is proud to announce it is proven to effective kill 99.99% of CARBAPENEM-RESISTANT ENTEROBACTERIACEAE (CRE), VANCOMYCIN-RESISTANT ENTEROCOCCI (VRE), MRSA (ANTIBIOTIC-RESISTANT GOLDEN STAPH) and ...
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T O YO KO OT TIIOI EITE?Response to the Australian Government, Department of Health and Agriculture Antimicrobial Resistance Strategy.KGOAntimicrobial Resistance (AMR) is a direct result of the unrest...
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Following up on our newest frontier against superbugs, Bridie Smith (Science Editor) had posted the following article in The Age today: Scientists Map Klebsiella Pneumoniae Superbug's Genome.The genom...
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UPDATE: A DEADLY SUPERBUG has KILLED two people and may have claimed the lives of up to 18 Victorians - reported in the Hearld Sun (Victoria, Australia) 17 June 2015. The New SUPERBUG is known as C...
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Mr. Robert White (Managing Director) and Mr. Michael Lenihan (Head of Projects) went on a RIDOV trade mission in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for a week in the beginning of June 2015. Please see the 'RIDOV...
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Welcome to the RIDOV Group, I am pleased and thank you for taking the time to visit our website, designed to be informative and progressive in the fight against bacteria SUPERBUGS.There is an extraor...
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