The possible sources of infection acquired during health care delivery are many. They range from failure to wash hands properly to compromised sterile packaging to clean and disinfect procedures, just to name a few. New dimensions such as bio-terrorism and zoonotic infections only increase the risks posed to health care workers, patients and the general public. DuPont has provided materials into the infection prevention and control markets for many years. Health care professionals and patients rely on the performance of these products day in and day out.