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BETR-D Study Shows 11% 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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Tru-D SmartUVC Helps Reduce C. diff Infections at Chesapeake Regional

With the help of a fleet of germ-eliminating UV robots, Chesapeake Regional Healthcare (CRH) experienced a marked decrease in its Clostridium difficile (C. diff) infection rates. After participating in a study on UV disinfection and seeing significant results, CRH has invested in Tru-D SmartUVC to help with its infection rates.

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Posted 04.07.17
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Why Duke Chose Tru-D for the BETR-D Study

Tru-D was selected by Duke University and the BETR-D Research Team as the only automated disinfection system to be included in the first randomized clinical trial on UV disinfection after initial internal trials on Tru-D proved reliable, repeatable results. Tru-D is able to provide a consistent baseline of disinfection through its Sensor360®

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Posted 02.08.17
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Becker’s Infection Control: Enhancing terminal room cleaning with UV light can cut superbug transmission

Adding ultraviolet-C light disinfection to standard terminal room disinfection practices can reduce transmission drug-resistant organisms by a cumulative 30 percent, according to a study led by Duke Health and published in The Lancet. The trial took place from 2012 to 2014 at nine hospitals — three Duke University Health System

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Posted 01.19.17
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From Duke Health: UV Light Can Aid Hospitals’ Fight to Wipe Out Drug-Resistant Superbugs

From Duke Health: DURHAM, N.C. — A new tool — a type of ultraviolet light called UVC — could aid hospitals in the ongoing battle to keep drug-resistant bacteria from lingering in patient rooms and causing new infections. Some hospitals have already begun using UVC machines in addition to standard

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Posted 01.18.17
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