When Forrest General Hospital, Hattiesburg, Miss., purchased four pulsed xenon ultraviolet (UV) room disinfection units earlier this year, the plan was to use them to destroy potentially lethal bacteria, viruses and fungi and prevent infections. The hospital planned to use the LightStrike robots from Xenex to disinfect the hospital’s intensive care units (ICUs), cardiac care units (CCUs) and operating rooms (ORs). However, when an unexpected decontamination challenge arose in a different area of the hospital, it found an additional and most helpful use for the technology.
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