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UV Light Robots Cut C. Diff Transmissions by 25 Percent on Cancer Patient Floors, Penn Study Finds

Newly published research from Penn Medicine infection control specialists found that ultraviolet (UV) robots helped reduce the rates of transmission of the common bacterial infection known as Clostridium difficile (C. diff) among cancer inpatients - mostly blood cancer patients, a group more vulnerable to hospital-acquired infections - by 25 percent. The no-touch device, used after patients with C.
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