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Municipal Shizuoka Hospital Introduced UV Irradiation Robot

Shizuoka Municipal Shizuoka Hospital in Shizuoka City has introduced a “ LightStrike” robot (made by XENEX USA, Terumo ) that can sterilize various bacteria and viruses in a short time by irradiating ultraviolet rays . This device is the first

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Following Rat Infestation, LAPD Deploys Robot to Sanitize Central Division Station

Source: Los Angeles Times By Mark Puente June 28, 2019 It resembles something from a Hollywood movie, but the Los Angeles Police Department hopes a high-tech robot can kill bacteria in a police facility the state declared unsanitary. On Friday,

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LightStrike Robot Proven Effective at Destroying Deadly Superbug Candida auris in New Published Study

San Antonio — July 8, 2019 — Candida auris (C.auris) is an emerging, often multi-drug resistant, fungus that causes serious and often deadly infections in healthcare settings. The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) recently issued a warning about

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Candida auris A Rising Concern:

Candida auris (C. auris) is a multi-drug resistant yeast that can cause deadly bloodstream infections and other invasive infections of the body. C. auris infections are on the rise around the world, including the United States where over 500 cases

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RevDesinfectie Robots Deploys Xenex LightStrike Robots for Contamination Control in Pharmaceutical Cleanrooms

San Antonio – April 9, 2019 – Recognizing the potential of new technology for enhanced contamination control in cleanrooms where pharmaceuticals are made, RevDesinfectie Robots recently evaluated Xenex Disinfection Systems’ pulsed xenon ultraviolet (UV) light disinfection robots in live production

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Xenex Has Highest & Most Positive Mindshare from Hospitals for UV Disinfection According to KLAS Research’s New Infection Control Report

San Antonio – April 3, 2019 — KLAS Research, a healthcare IT data and insights company, recently interviewed healthcare facilities about their infection control initiatives, with a focus on innovative technologies (UV disinfection equipment, electronic hand-hygiene monitoring, and infection control

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Abolishing Bugs

Unity Health – White County Medical Center has 438 licensed beds and a medical staff of more than 150 physicians specializing in various areas of healthcare. The facility serves patients in Central Arkansas. Meghann Holmes, RN, Infection Preventionist, outlined their

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Mayo Clinic Study Reports 47% Reduction in C.diff Infection Rates Using Pulsed Xenon UV Room Disinfection

San Antonio – February 20, 2019 – Clostridioides difficile (C.diff) is a serious and highly contagious intestinal infection that can cause diarrhea, colitis and even death. Even with the world’s most robust infection prevention strategy and protocols, the Mayo Clinic

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Hospital Uses Robots to Fight Infection

Health Facilities Management January 9, 2019   Riverside Medical Center is known for its commitment to patient care, and has received many accolades attesting to the organization’s capabilities. The medical center is part of a fully integrated health care system