Our real-world HAI rate reductions speak for themselves

Our HAI reduction rates are well documented in numerous, real-world, peer-reviewed, hospital outcome studies that are unmatched in the industry.

70% reduction in C. diff infection rates

Westchester Medical
Center
in AJIC 2015

100% reduction in total joint SSIs

Trinity Medical Centerin AJIC 2015


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Environmental Studies

Environmental effectiveness of pulsed-xenon light in the operating room

In past years, Xenex has conducted many trials, especially in ORs, for hospitals desiring to demonstrate for themselves how pulsed xenon can zap those germs in ORs! Each hospital also shared their data. Our team pooled and analyzed it. They

Environmental Studies

Effect of PX-UV room disinfection on microbial counts for MRSA and general contamination

VA researchers found that surface MRSA counts were reduced by 75 percent and aerobic bacteria colony counts were reduced by 84 percent in rooms disinfected with pulsed xenon UV devices. Manual disinfection reduced bacteria counts only by 25-30 percent. According to the

First Investigation of PX-UV for Environmental Disinfection

Xenex eliminated all VRE from the environment  

Pulsed xenon light disinfection vs traditional cleaning

7X more effective than traditional cleaning, 16X more effective at deactivating MRSA, and 23% faster than traditional cleaning  

Westchester Medical Center Facility-Wide

20% reduction in C. diff + MDRO infection rates, 22% of discharge rooms treated  

HAI Rate Reduction Studies

Jewish Home & Care Center

71% reduction in UTI rates and 100% in skin infection rates, 54% drop in hospital readmissions from nursing home.  

HAI Rate Reduction Studies

Burn Unit Research

Significant reductions in burn unit ORs and patient room contamination, longest duration with no cases of hospital acquired C. diff infections in burn ICU in 2 years.  

Environmental Studies

2 Minute Between Case Operating Room Cycle

72.5% reduction in OR high-touch surface contamination with single 2-minute cycle between cases.  

HAI Rate Reduction Studies

Lowell General Hospital

46% reduction in rate of Class I SSIs, $478,055 saved  

Environmental Studies

Total Kill of Ebola and Anthrax

Elimination of Ebola (>4 log) and Anthrax (>3 log), >6-log reduction of MRSA, CRE, MDR-A. baumanii, and more.  

Environmental Studies

Queens Romford (UK) 5-log Reduction

5 log reduction of MRSA, VRE, Acinetobacter and CRE in 10 minutes  

HAI Rate Reduction Studies

South Seminole Hospital

87% reduction in ICU VRE infection rates, combined VRE+MRSA+C. diff infection rates reduced 61% in ICU and 29% facility-wide, 390 bed days generated, $730,000 saved    

Case Studies

Studies / Effectiveness Guide

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Environmental Studies

Containing MDROs

The role of the healthcare environment in the spread of multidrug-resistant organisms: update on current best practices for containment.  

Environmental Studies

Evaluation of PX-UV for reduction of HAIs

99.6% reduction in real-world hospital bioburden and Xenex efficacy not affected by shading, pathogen concentration, or surface protein load  

Environmental Studies

Pulsed Xenon Light Disinfection vs. Bleach

Bleach removed 70% of C. diff spores while no-bleach clean plus Xenex removed 95%  

Environmental Studies

Pulsed Xenon Disinfection vs Manual Disinfection

Xenex effective even in absence of manual cleaning  

Environmental Studies

Quick Clean + Pulsed Xenon Light Disinfection = Better Surface Decontamination in ORs

Decreasing Operating Room Contamination of Surfaces and Air with Pulsed Xenon Ultraviolet Disinfection  

Environmental Studies

Turnover Clean + Pulsed Xenon Light Disinfection for Superior Surface Disinfection in ORs

Using Pulsed Xenon Ultraviolet to Decrease Contamination in Operating Rooms During Terminal Cleaning  

Environmental Studies

Reduction of C.difficile Cases in A Nursing Facility

71% reduction in UTI rates and 100% in skin infection rates, 54% drop in hospital readmissions from nursing home  

HAI Rate Reduction Studies

Cooley Dickinson Hospital

53% reduction in C. diff infection rates after 12 months  

HAI Rate Reduction Studies

Cone Health System

57% reduction in MRSA infection rates after 18 months  

HAI Rate Reduction Studies

Westchester Medical Center ICU

70% reduction in ICU C. diff infection rates  

HAI Rate Reduction Studies

Orlando Health

87% reduction in ICU VRE infection rates, combined VRE+MRSA+C. diff infection rates reduced 61% in ICU and 29% facility-wide, 390 bed days generated, $730,000 saved.  

HAI Rate Reduction Studies

C.diff reductions in an LTAC facility

57% reduction in C. diff infection rates in an LTAC  

HAI Rate Reduction Studies

Trinity Medical Center

100% reduction in total joint SSIs and $290,990 saved in 12 months  

Our customers testimonials also attest to our successful HAI rate reduction programs.

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We are pleased to have helped leading hospitals worldwide protect their patients from HAIs.

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