Date Added: 21/06/2017

Date Updated: 14/09/2017

A pulsed-xenon UV light disinfection system for hospital rooms

Specialties: Infectious disease, microbiology & GUM

Technology Type: Devices

Stage of development: Established

Stage of EAA: Assessment Complete

Description, patients and keywords:

Ultraviolet germicidal irradiation uses the Xenex Disinfection Services LightStrike Robot to deliver pulsed UV light to kill bacteria and other pathogens in hospital rooms. The PX-UV system is an add-on to standard terminal room cleaning and disinfection and requires less time than other no-touch room disinfection technologies.

Keywords: LightStrike, pulsed xenon UV light disinfection, environmental disinfection technologies, health care-acquired infections