Evaluation of UR-UVGI System for Sterilization Effect on Microorganism Contamination in Negative Pressure Isolation Ward

  title={Evaluation of UR-UVGI System for Sterilization Effect on Microorganism Contamination in Negative Pressure Isolation Ward},
  author={Jong-Il Bang and Jeong-Yeong Park and Anseop Choi and Jae-Weon Jeong and Jin-Hyo Kim and Minki Sung},
A negative pressure isolation ward prevents the outflow of airborne microorganisms from inside the ward, minimizing the spread of airborne contamination causing respiratory infection. In response to recent outbreaks of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS), Korea has increased the number of these facilities. However, airborne contaminants that flow into the ward from adjacent areas may cause secondary harm to patients. In this study, the… 
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