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Table 1 Laboratory testing results for C. auris and C. parapsilosis

From: The efficacy of pulsed-xenon ultraviolet light technology on Candida auris

C.auris Slide 1-Meter Distancea 2-Meter Distancea
Cycle Time Control 185 CFU 185 CFU
5 min Slide 1 1 (99.5%) 17 (90.8%)
Slide 2 2 (98.9%) 22 (88.1%)
Slide 3 No growth 15 (91.9%)
10 min Slide 1 No growth No growth
Slide 2 No growth 2 (98.9%)
Slide 3 No growth No growth
15 min Slide 1 No growth No growth
Slide 2 No growth No growth
Slide 3 No growth No growth
C. parapsilosis Slide 1-Meter Distancea 2-Meter Distancea
Cycle Time Controls 91 CFU 185 CFU
5 min 1 No growth 74 (18.7%)
2 1 (98.9%) 73 (19.8%)
3 3 (96.7%) 83 (8.8%)
10 min 1 No growth 7 (92.3%)
2 No growth 3 (96.7%)
3 No growth 3 (96.7%)
15 min 1 No growth No growth
2 No growth No growth
3 No growth No growth
  1. a Number of CFU (percent reduction compared to controls)