Bactericidal light

  title={Bactericidal light},
  author={Dagan Harris},
  journal={The 26th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society},
  • Dagan Harris
  • Published 2004 in
    The 26th Annual International Conference of the…
Summary form only given. Three methods of using intense light to destroy pathogens will be reviewed. 1. Ultraviolet destruction of viruses, bacteria, and the like. 2. Photodynamic therapy of photosensitized bacteria using exogenous photosensitizers. 3. Bacterial destruction in the near infrared of pigmented pathogens through selective photothermolysis… CONTINUE READING