Elevated airborne bacteria causes increased surgical site infection
Air quality in operating rooms is a critical factor in reducing SSI's
Joint replacement procedures performed in rooms with over 50 CFU/m³ airborne bacterial colony forming units per cubic meter were 2.6x times as likely to have postoperative SSI than those with 20 CFU/m³.
Surgical site infections impose a burden on our healthcare system
Many factors have been identified that contribute to the risk of SSIs; Patient factors play a part however some factors are modifiable such as elevated airborne bacterial colony forming units.
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What is UVC light, and how does it kill germs?
Ultraviolet (UV) light is a form of light, invisible to the human eye, that exists on the electromagnetic spectrum between X-rays and visible light.
UVC wavelengths are between 200 and 300 nanometers, making them germicidal – meaning they are capable of inactivating microorganisms, such as bacteria, viruses and protozoa.
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