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UV Light

Fighting back against antimicrobial resistance using new technology

June 29, 2017
Hospital-acquired infections are both a cause of and contribute to resistance, but perhaps technology can help

New method for cleaning hospital rooms could help stop the spread of ‘superbugs’

April 13, 2015

When a typical 100-bed hospital sees roughly 10-20 hospital-acquired infections a year it's no wonder "superbugs" like CRE or MRSA are top of mind. New study shows that manual disinfection combined with UV light can kill more than 90 percent of infection causing bacteria.