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FDA Grants Xenex Authorization for LightStrike+ UV Robot via De Novo – First & Only Microbial Reduction Robot for Healthcare Facilities
SAN ANTONIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) has granted Xenex Disinfection Services, Inc. (“Xenex”) De Novo authorization for the company’s LightStrikeTM+ device, a high-intensity, broad-spectrum ultraviolet (UV) light robot. The authorization creates a new medical device product classification under which the LightStrike+ robot is the first and only product of its type, setting the precedent for FDA regulation of UV robots intended for use in reducing pathogens on non-porous, high-touch surfaces in the healthcare environment.
Sep 5, 2023 | Businesswire
SAN ANTONIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Portable Medical Equipment (PME) such as IV pumps, workstations on wheels (WOWs), and vitals machines can carry and transfer dangerous pathogens between rooms and patients within healthcare facilities because the equipment is often used and rolled between multiple patient rooms. Recognizing the importance of being able to track and report cleaning events, Xenex Disinfection Services today announced TrackMate™, a patented device developed by hospitals for hospitals that provides automated tracking of cleaning events for PME and hospital rooms.
Jun 29, 2023 | BusinessWire
Deadly Candida Auris Fungus Outbreak — Xenex LightStrike UV Robot Proven to Kill Superbug in Hospitals
Hospitals worldwide report they are unable to combat the outbreak of the deadly Candida auris fungus with traditional disinfectants. Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently published a study showing that C.auris has been spreading at an “alarming rate” throughout healthcare facilities and termed it an “urgent threat.”
Mar 27, 2023 | Businesswire
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