By Ethan Covey

The use of a steam vapor disinfecting system could drastically decrease the incidence of Staphylococcus capitis colonization and infection, according to a new study.

The system may provide a safe, effective procedure for controlling and eradicating the notoriously difficult-to-target bacteria (Antimicrob Resist Infect Control 2019,8:57. doi.org/ 10.1186/ s13756-019-0512-8).

“For many years, Dr. Marine Butin’s team has described the emergence of S. capitis in infants