Drug-resistant bacteria destroyed by narrow-spectrum UV light

Written on:October 18, 2013
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Despite major efforts to keep operating rooms sterile, surgical wound infections remain a serious and stubborn problem, killing up to 8,200 patients a year in the U.S. A study by Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) researchers suggests that narrow-spectrum ultraviolet (UV) light could dramatically reduce such infections without damaging human tissue…

Source: Medical Devices


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