Courtesy of University of Michigan Medicine
A research team led by Keith S. Kaye, M.D., M.P.H., director of clinical research in the Michigan Medicine Division of Infectious Diseases, will put germ-zapping robots to the test at Detroit hospitals.
A Xenex Germ-Zapping Robot pulses germicidial ultraviolet light to combat hospital-acquired infections. The $2 million effort supported by the NIH's Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality is the first of its kind to study no-touch room disinfection.
Michigan researchers will look at the ability of high intensity ultraviolet light delivered by Xenex...