Common Surfaces with High Levels of Bacteria

Posted by Tru-D SmartUVC 03.15.17

The University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, Tennessee provided WBIR 10 News with petri dishes and swabs to tests 20 common surfaces that may contain bacteria. While the kitchen sponge had the highest levels of bacteria, ranking second was the coffee pot handle in the WBIR office. Other areas of concern were bathroom sink handles as well as the television remote control.

While this may be somewhat bad news for coffee drinkers, it brings to light the importance of disinfecting every surface in a room and not just high-touch areas. Short for “total room ultraviolet disinfection,” Tru-D is the only UV disinfection device with patented Sensor360 technology that compensates for room variables such as size, shape and contents to deliver the precise, lethal dose of UV energy needed to disinfect a room from top to bottom, including in shadowed areas.

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Posted 03.15.17
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