Pathogen & Odour Control Cape Town

Pathogen & Germs(Virus, Bacteria)

Pathogen & Odour Control Cape Town

Cape Town get ahead of the flu, before those germs gets a hold of you!

We guarantee:

  • Comprehensive Inspection

  • Total unrivaled protection against all known germs for any industry or home

  • Eco Friendly, 100% Biodegradable, CFC free & Ozone Friendly

  • No harsh chemicals, Alcohol-free & Bleach-free

  • Gentle formulation for all hard & soft surfaces (Stainless steel, Aluminium, Chrome finishes, Rubber & Plastic etc.)

  • No discoloration & Non-corrosive

  • Non-flammable

  • Eliminating all germs (bacteria, yeasts, moulds etc.) at a microbial level

  • Food Safe, SABS Sans 1853 & NRCS Accredited

  • Gentle on skin  

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Pathogen and odour control is beneficial for everyone, but some need it more than others…

  • Hospitals and other medical facilities
  • Veterinary Clinics
  • Educare/Daycare Centres
  • Supermarkets
  • Butcheries
  • Breweries
  • Restaurants/Function Halls
  • Food/Beverage Packaging Facilities
  • Food Preparation Areas
  • Households with young children, sick persons or elderly people
  • People who suffer from all types of allergic reactions such as mould spores, dust mites, bed bugs, cockroaches, pets (cats/dogs) etc.

What are Pathogens and why should we need control methods in Cape Town?

Pathogen Control is the control of natural pathogens in the environment. These pathogens can be broken down into Bacteria, Viruses or other microorganisms that can cause disease. There are also a few natural occurring pathogens that can be helpful. We want to help you manage the pathogens that can cause you harm. Nobody voluntarily asks to get sick and that is why we need to manage these pathogens in Cape Town appropriately. Common Pathogen (often referred to as Germs) breeding grounds in your home or business may include your kitchen or bathroom sink, light switches, your washing machine, cell phones, tv remotes, computer keyboards, restaurant menus, ATM and even Credit Card Machine Keypads.

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The types of Pathogens found in Cape Town

Bacteria

Bacteria are single celled microbes and unfortunately bacteria are found everywhere. You come into contact with it daily, from your own underarm bacteria to that communal cup in the office that floats around. Bacteria is also found in public toilets or on the handle of that shopping trolley you used on the weekend.

Viruses

A Virus is a small infectious agent that replicates only inside the living cells of other organisms. A study in the Journal of Medical Virology reported that cold and flu viruses can survive for 18 hours on hard surfaces.

Fungi

A Fungus is a kind of living organism i.e. yeast, mould and mushrooms. Mould or mildew are natural byproducts of a humid environment. Exposure to mould can cause health issues like nasal stuffiness, throat irritation, coughing or wheezing, eye irritation, or, in some cases, skin irritation.

Protozoa

Protozoa are single-celled organisms without cell walls and believed to be part of the microbial world because they are microscopic and unicellular. They are also ubiquitous (found everywhere); they are present in all aquatic or moist environments, and their cysts can be found in even the most inhospitable parts of the biosphere. Most are free-living and eat bacteria, algae, or other protozoa. Therefore some protozoans can actually be helpful as it eats harmful bacteria. Regrettably other protozoans can cause serious illnesses in humans.

How Pathogen Control Can Help You if you are living In Cape Town

At Eco Slayer Cape Town our team will do a thorough on-site assessment, providing recommendations and treatment plans specifically tailored for your needs. As a brewery will not require the same treatment plan for pathogen control as a restaurant, call centre or typical household. Our qualified staff will help you manage your home and business effectively against any harmful pathogens in Cape Town.

Foodborne Pathogens and Why You Need to Know About Them

Listeriosis

This food borne disease received a lot of attention with the fatal listeriosis outbreak in Cape Town and the broader South Africa during 2017/2018. The bacteria Listeria monocytogenes is found in soil and water and can thus contaminate vegetables. Animals can carry the bacteria without appearing ill and then contaminating foods of animal origin or dairy. The foodborne illness produces fever, muscle aches, and, in many people, diarrhea. Severe infections can cause headaches, meningitis, convulsions, and death.

Campylobacteriosis

An infection by the Campylobacter bacterium. It is among the most common bacterial infections of humans, often a foodborne illness. It produces an inflammatory, sometimes bloody, diarrhea or dysentery syndrome, mostly including cramps, fever and pain.

E. coli

E. coli refers to a wide range of bacteria that can cause various diseases, including pneumonia, urinary tract infections, and diarrhea. Most strains of E. coli are harmless to humans. Some strains of E. coli infection symptoms can include nausea, vomiting, and fever.

Salmonella

Salmonella bacteria thrives in the intestinal tract of humans and animals and is excreted in feces. This infection occurs from consumption of raw meats and eggs, contaminated dairy foods such as unpasteurized (raw) milk, or fruits and vegetables contaminated by food handlers.

Odour Control Cape Town

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What is Odour Control and why do we need Odour Control in Cape Town

Bad odour can make your home or place of business unpleasant for you, your family, staff and your visitors. At home this means that you don’t enjoy your precious downtime and at work it could result in poor productivity or worse monetary losses.

We can save you money and resolve your bad odour problem in Cape Town

Bad smells can cause headaches, nausea or even poor concentration. This can result in less than favourable productivity and even low attendance or loss of clients in the workplace. Using products that merely masks the smell can become tedious as the root cause will still be there. Our staff will be able to assess the premises and determine the best cause of action for you. Are you still actively saving water and dislike the residual smell that accompanies grey water? Now you can continue on your quest to save water without the nasty smell!

Bad smells, Poor Hygiene and Pests go together! We have reliable solutions for you in Cape Town!

Poor Hygiene can contribute to bad or foul odour and this can assist to make your premises attractive to unwanted pests such as, cockroaches, maggots, flies and rodents. We will be able to help you determine gaps in your hygiene routine, help you improve your hygiene routine and offer proper ongoing control plans where needed.


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