Focus: Infection Control

UV cleaning technology manufacturers discuss key issues

February 27, 2017

The Infection Control Today website editors invited manufacturers of various types of UV light technology to provide their perspectives on a number of pertinent facility cleaning issues.

Infection Control Today asked manufacturers how UV disinfection technology is contributing to and enhancing to manual cleaning practices.

Ross Mitchell of Clorox Healthcare said while manual cleaning and disinfection is a critical step to limiting the spread of pathogens, studies have demonstrated that less than 50 percent of surfaces are adequately cleaned and disinfected — leaving facilities vulnerable to pathogens. 

UV disinfection technology can supplement manual surface cleaning by killing persistent pathogens, including Clostridium difficile, carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriaceae and Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

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