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Table 3 Laboratory testing results

From: Efficacy of pulsed-xenon ultraviolet light for disinfection of high-touch surfaces in an Ecuadorian hospital

Microorganism Resistance Mechanism Pre PX-UV Post PX-UV Log Reduction
Klebsiella pneumoniae Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase (KPC) 1.5E+ 08 1.50E+ 01 1.49 E+ 08
99%
Pseudomonas aeruginosa Verona Integron-Mediated Metallo-beta-lactamase (VIM) 1.5E+ 08 1.00E+ 00 1.49 E+ 08
99%
Staphylococcus aureus mecA gene 1.5E+ 08 8.00E+ 00 1.49 E+ 08
99%
Enterococcus faecium vanB gene 1.5E+ 08 2.00E+ 00 1.49 E+ 08
99%