Journal of Healthcare Engineering / 2020 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Development of a Pulsed Xenon Ultraviolet Disinfection Device for Real-Time Air Disinfection in Ambulances

Table 2

Effectiveness of the real-time air disinfection device against Staphylococcus albus in the air.

Time (min)No. (Cfu/m3) (Cfu/m3)Nt (%) (Cfu/m3) (Cfu/m3)Kt (%)

3011.76 × 10533.332.64 × 10516099.91
21.51 × 10538.112.52 × 10515099.90
31.40 × 10539.392.40 × 10513099.91

Nt: the natural extinction rate of bacteria in the air; and : the amount of bacteria in the air at different times before and during the experiment was conducted; and : the amount of bacteria in the air at different times before and during the disinfection process of the experimental group; Kt: the disinfection rate of bacteria in air.