ultraviolet germicidal irradiation


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ultraviolet germicidal irradiation

Public health The use of UV light to kill Mycobacterium spp contained in droplet nuclei
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The use of ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) in disinfection of airborne bacteria.
The characterization of upper-room ultraviolet germicidal irradiation in inactivating airborne microorganisms.
Mathematical modeling of ultraviolet germicidal irradiation for air disinfection.
Modelling the performance of upper room ultraviolet germicidal irradiation devices in ventilated rooms: Comparison of analytical and CFD methods.
Ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) is a disinfection method that uses short-wavelength ultraviolet (UV-C) light to kill or inactivate microorganisms by destroying nucleic acids and disrupting their DNA, leaving them unable to perform vital cellular functions.
2009), in-duct air cleaners, in-room air cleaners, and upper-room ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI).
Ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) that occurs in the upper portion of air in a room has been considered an environmental control measure that could economically reduce exposure to Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) droplet nuclei (7,8).
This diverse group of essays considers a variety of technology issues impacting IAQ and the associated energy use and emissions--use of outdoor air to dilute contaminants, control of unintended airflows in buildings, use of air treatment technologies like filtration and ultraviolet germicidal irradiation to control particulates and bioaerosols, and reduction of indoor contaminant levels through material selection.
In-duct ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (ID-UVGI) systems have been considered as a countermeasure to disinfect AHUs and are widely used or considered for use primarily in hospitals and public or office buildings.
Ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) is the use of ultraviolet radiation to inactivate microorganisms.
Ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) uses 254 nm ultraviolet radiation from low-pressure mercury discharge lamps to reduce the indoor concentration of airborne microorganisms in order to reduce the risk of disease transmission.
Ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) is the use of ultraviolet (UV) energy (electromagnetic radiation with a wavelength shorter than that of visible light) to kill or inactivate viral, bacterial, and fungal species.