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Efficacy of an Automated Multiple Emitter Whole-Room Ultraviolet-C Disinfection System Against Coronaviruses MHV and MERS-CoV

  • Kurt Bedell (a1), Adam H. Buchaklian (a2) and Stanley Perlman (a1) (a3)

Abstract

Efficient and automated methods of disinfecting surfaces contaminated with the Middle Eastern respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) may prevent the spread of the virus. Here we report the efficacy and use of an automated triple-emitter whole room UV-C disinfection system to inactivate mouse hepatitis virus, strain A59 (MHV-A59) and MERS-CoV viruses on surfaces with a >5 log10 reduction.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2016;37:598–599

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Address correspondence to Adam Buchaklian, PhD, Surfacide, LLC, 407 Pilot Ct., Waukesha, WI 53188 (adam.buchaklian@surfacide.com).

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Efficacy of an Automated Multiple Emitter Whole-Room Ultraviolet-C Disinfection System Against Coronaviruses MHV and MERS-CoV

  • Kurt Bedell (a1), Adam H. Buchaklian (a2) and Stanley Perlman (a1) (a3)

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