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Dr. Jeffrey Siewerdsen, Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University, tells HEQ about UVC disinfection.

Rosemary Lobley at Health Europa interviews Dr. Jeffrey Siewerdsen: A research team at Johns Hopkins University has successfully devised a means of disinfecting the inner bores of CT scanners using UVC radiation. CT gantries are a particular vector for infection due to a combination of their exposure to particles exhaled by patients and the physical difficulty of cleaning them. In their study, titled ‘Ultraviolet germicidal irradiation of the inner bore of a CT gantry’ and published in the Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics, Professor of Biomedical Engineering Dr Jeffrey Siewerdsen and Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science Dr Mahadevappa Mahesh detail their use…
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