Upper-Room Ultraviolet Light and Negative Air Ionization to Prevent Tuberculosis Transmission

Title: Upper-Room Ultraviolet Light and Negative Air Ionization to Prevent Tuberculosis Transmission
Author(s): Escombe, AR
Moore, DAJ
Gilman, RH
Navincopa, M
Ticona, E
Mitchell, B
Noakes, C
Martinez, C
Sheen, P
Ramirez, R
Quino, W
Gonzalez, A
Friedland, JS
Evans, CA
Item Type: Journal Article
Publication Date: 17-Mar-2009
Date of Acceptance: 21-Jan-2009
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10044/1/30575
DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1000043
ISSN: 1549-1277
Publisher: Public Library of Science
Journal / Book Title: PLOS Medicine
Volume: 6
Issue: 3
Copyright Statement: This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Public Domain declaration, which stipulates that, once placed in the public domain, this work may be freely reproduced, distributed, transmitted, modified, built upon, or otherwise used by anyone for any lawful purpose.
Keywords: Science & Technology
Life Sciences & Biomedicine
Medicine, General & Internal
General & Internal Medicine
MEDICINE, GENERAL & INTERNAL
ELECTROSTATIC SPACE-CHARGE
REDUCING AIRBORNE PATHOGENS
GERMICIDAL IRRADIATION
NOSOCOMIAL TUBERCULOSIS
SALMONELLA-ENTERITIDIS
RESISTANT TUBERCULOSIS
HATCHING CABINETS
INFECTED PATIENTS
DISINFECTION
RISK
Air Ionization
Air Microbiology
Air Pollution, Indoor
Animals
Anions
Cross Infection
Guinea Pigs
HIV Infections
Housing, Animal
Humans
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Patient Isolators
Patients' Rooms
Tuberculosis
Ultraviolet Rays
Ventilation
Animals
Humans
Guinea Pigs
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Tuberculosis
Cross Infection
HIV Infections
Anions
Patient Isolators
Air Microbiology
Housing, Animal
Ventilation
Air Ionization
Ultraviolet Rays
Air Pollution, Indoor
Patients' Rooms
Science & Technology
Life Sciences & Biomedicine
Medicine, General & Internal
General & Internal Medicine
MEDICINE, GENERAL & INTERNAL
ELECTROSTATIC SPACE-CHARGE
REDUCING AIRBORNE PATHOGENS
GERMICIDAL IRRADIATION
NOSOCOMIAL TUBERCULOSIS
SALMONELLA-ENTERITIDIS
RESISTANT TUBERCULOSIS
HATCHING CABINETS
INFECTED PATIENTS
DISINFECTION
RISK
General & Internal Medicine
11 Medical And Health Sciences
Publication Status: Published
Article Number: e1000043
Appears in Collections:Department of Medicine
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