Evaluation of a pulsed-xenon ultraviolet room disinfection device for impact on hospital operations and microbial reduction

Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology : the Official Journal of the Society of Hospital Epidemiologists of America
Mark StibichRoy F Chemaly

Abstract

This study evaluated the use of pulsed-xenon ultraviolet (PX-UV) room disinfection by sampling frequently touched surfaces in vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) isolation rooms. The PX-UV system showed a statistically significant reduction in microbial load and eliminated VRE on sampled surfaces when using a 12-minute multiposition treatment cycle.

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