Disinfection, Industry News, Studies, Uncategorized

The Futility of Disinfecting Floors

Today’s post is from Cathy Campbell, Director of Program Management for Tru-D SmartUVC. You may have seen the recent study in AJIC 45(2017)336-8, Are hospital floors an underappreciated reservoir for transmission of health care-associated pathogens?  In summary, it’s what all ES Professionals know – floors are contaminated, and pathogens can

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Posted 08.16.17
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St. Cloud VA Health System Study Proves Tru-D’s Efficacy

St. Cloud VA Health Care System in St. Cloud, Minnesota, conducted a study on the effectiveness of Tru-D SmartUVC in operating rooms, endoscopy suites, urology procedure rooms and resident rooms of a community living center. Results proved that Tru-D is capable of inactivating all colony growth that was left behind

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Posted 08.10.17
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UNC-TV Releases New Video Featuring Tru-D and the BETR-D Study

The University of North Carolina’s “UNC-TV” has released a new video on the Benefits of Enhanced Terminal Room-Disinfection (BETR-D) study, the first and only randomized clinical trial on UV disinfection. The study proved that Tru-D could cut transmission of four major superbugs by a cumulative 30% among patients who entered the

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Posted 05.18.17
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Tru-D SmartUVC Proven to Reduce Bioburden in Operating Rooms

A recent study published in the American Journal of Infection Control, Ultraviolet-C light as a means of disinfecting anesthesia workstations, demonstrated Tru-D SmartUVC’s ability to reduce bioburden on anesthesia workstations. In the study, UVC disinfection greatly influenced bioburden reduction on high-touch, complex medical equipment surfaces contaminated with three (3) organisms

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Posted 05.04.17
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BETR-D Study Shows 11% C. diff Reduction

Shield Design with 11% Hospital C. Diff Reduction

The Benefits of Enhanced Terminal Room-Disinfection (BETR-D) study is the first and only randomized clinical trial on UV disinfection. The study’s primary outcome showed that enhanced terminal room disinfection strategies that utilized Tru-D reduced the risk of acquisition and infection by a cumulative 30 percent among patients who entered the

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Posted 04.26.17
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