Topic : bacterial infections

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April 23, 2012  | Encyclopedia

In 2000, Watsonville, Calif., was the site of a major bacterial outbreak (Mycobacterium fortuitum) that infected at least 110 clients in a high-volume salon and left them with lesions on their legs.

Keywords: bacterial infections   Watsonville  

Mycobacterium fortuitum

April 23, 2012  | Encyclopedia

Mycobacterium fortuitum is the organism associated with the Watsonville bacterial infection outbreak in 2000.

Keywords: bacteria   bacterial infections   pedicure sanitation   Watsonville  

Under the Microscope: Pseudomonas

March 7, 2012  | Article

Familiar to nail techs because it can turn clients’ nails green, pseudomonas is a common bacteria that thrives in many environments.

Keywords: bacterial infections   pseudomonas   Under the Microscope  

The Help Desk Answers Your Technical and Health Questions

December 1, 2003  | Article

Keywords: bacterial infections   brush care   brush maintenance   greenies   onycholysis  

Bacteria: Back to the Basics

October 1, 2002  | Article

As a nail tech, you come in close contact with a number of people on a regular basis, in a type of interaction that makes the spread of bacteria and disease not only possible, but likely. With the recent spotlight on bacteria-related mishaps in the nail industry, we decided to revisit its history, causes, and remedies.

Keywords: bacteria   bacterial infections   fungus   nail separation   nail trauma  

Frequently Asked Questions: The Nail Doctor

February 1, 2000  | Article

Your questions answered! What causes fungus, what to do about brittle nails, and more.

Keywords: allergic reactions   artificial nails   bacterial infections   brittle nails   bruised nails  

The Nail Doctor: Cold Weather Can Affect Nails

December 1, 1998  | Article

Keywords: bacterial infections   brittle nail syndrome   brittle nails   cold weather techniques   effect of weather on nails  

The Nail Doctor

June 1, 1998  | Article

The Nail Doctor tackles a handful of questions about nail fungus, damaged lunulas, and nail pitting. 

Keywords: bacterial infections   circulation disorders   elderly clients   fungal infections   lunula  

The Nail Doctor: Super-Size Edition

July 1, 1995  | Article

The Nail Doctor answers all of your pressing questions and revisits the topic of menstruation's effects on the nails. 

Keywords: acetone/removal products   bacterial infections   effect of menopause on nails   fungal infections   The Nail Doctor  

Bacterial Infections Can Make The Nail Green

August 1, 1993  | Article

Green discoloration of the nail plate is the most common change in nail color of the fingernails. Yellow-green, green, and green-black discolorations of the nail plate are caused by pseudomonas bacteria, which can grow in the cleft between the nail plate and nail bed at the base of the nail.

Keywords: bacterial infections   nail discoloration   nail diseases  

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