Sterilization using Germicidal UV Light

Authors

  • Rahul Gedam Department of Electronics and Tele-Communication Engineering, Chouksey Engineering College, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh-495004, India
  • Apoorv Srivastava Chouksey Engineering College, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh-495004, India

Keywords:

Disinfection, UV Purification, Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), UV Sanitizer Box, UV-C Sterilization Torch

Abstract

Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) can be caused by microorganisms present in common practice instruments generating major health problems in the hospital environment. The aim of this work was to utilize the disinfection capacity of a portable ultraviolet C equipment (UV Sanitizer Box and UV-C Sterilization Torch) developed to disinfect different objects. Pollution of the macro and micro environment has caused concerns for decades and in recent times the macro consequences have been subjected to agreed international protocols, aimed at reducing pollution.

As conclusion, UV-C Sanitizer Box and UV-C Sterilization Torch was effective disinfecting the most contaminated surfaces, being a promising alternative for disinfecting hospital materials and inanimate objects that cannot be immersed in liquid biocides, reducing the risk of pathogen transmission.

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Published

2021-11-22

How to Cite

Gedam, R., & Srivastava, A. (2021). Sterilization using Germicidal UV Light. CSVTU Research Journal, 10(01). Retrieved from http://csvtujournal.in/index.php/rjet/article/view/133