New Legionella Control Options by UV and Violet LEDs for Hospitals and Care Facilities

@inproceedings{Hessling2018NewLC,
  title={New Legionella Control Options by UV and Violet LEDs for Hospitals and Care Facilities},
  author={Martin Hessling and Julian Schmid and Katharina Hoenes and Petra Vatter},
  year={2018}
}
Legionella infections caused by contaminated water are a widespread problem worldwide. Discharge lamps like mercury vapor lamps are widely known for the disinfection properties of their radiation, but they suffer technical disadvantages, like high voltages and toxic content, and are, therefore, not suitable for some infection control applications. New high-intensity ultraviolet (UV) and violet LEDs offer new approaches for Legionella control, because these bacteria are significantly light… 
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