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Terumo Chooses Xenex LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robots to Disinfect Healthcare Facilities & Improve Patient Safety in Japan

Terumo Corporation, one of the world’s leading medical device manufacturers and distributors, and Xenex Disinfection Services, the market leader in ultraviolet (UV) room disinfection technology, today announced that Terumo is the exclusive distributor of Xenex LightStrike™ Germ-Zapping Robots™ in Japan.

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Beaufort Memorial Using Xenex Germ-Zapping Robot to Destroy Pathogens That Can Cause Hospital-Acquired Infections

BEAUFORT, SC – In a continuing effort to improve patient safety, Beaufort Memorial Hospital has invested in a high-tech portable disinfection robot capable of wiping out deadly superbugs in just minutes. Nicknamed Violet, the Xenex LightStrike™ Germ-Zapping Robot™ uses high-intensity

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Global Antimicrobial Resistance? Bring All Your Weapons

Two years ago, the UK Government commissioned a Review on Antimicrobial Resistance in collaboration with the Wellcome Trust. The review group, led by economist Jim O’Neill, analyzed the pipeline of new antibiotic drugs, the use of infection diagnostics, surveillance, infection

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La Cañada Valley Sun: New robot system at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital uses UV light to disinfect hospital rooms

August 10, 2016 — A robot that can disinfect a hospital room in a matter of minutes, using UV light to kill bacteria and microorganisms that cause life-threatening infections, is one of several new technologies coming to patients served by USC Verdugo

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Cost/Benefit Implications of UV Disinfection

A hospital’s environmental services team undeniably consists of dedicated, hard working people. Unfortunately, they face the inherent challenge of cleaning and disinfecting rooms thoroughly with the pressure to turn rooms over quickly for the next patient. Even with the best