Current environmental disinfection methods are applied at discrete moments in time (ie.episodically). The results of achieving a “clean room” are short-lived as harmful bacteria re-populate the space.
White disinfection mode
Indigo-Clean offers a solution that continuously disinfects the environment and bolsters your current infection prevention efforts.
Indigo-Clean, a Continuous Environmental Disinfection Technology:
A ceiling light fixture that uses safe visible light to disinfect
Proven, patented technology
Automatically, safely and continuously kills harmful bacteria such as C.diff
Continuously disinfects the air, and hard and soft surfaces
Indigo disinfection mode
WHAT MAKES INDIGO-CLEAN UNIQUE?
Indigo-Clean continuously disinfects vs. episodic disinfection (cleaners, UV devices)
Uses 405nm LED visible light rather than UV light
Light is not harmful to patients or surfaces
No special or additional training required to operate
No consumables needed
How it works
- The 405nm emitted from Indigo-Clean reflects off of walls and surfaces, penetrating harmful micro-organisms
- The light targets naturally occurring molecules called porphyrins that exist inside bacteria. The light is absorbed and the excited molecules produce Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) inside the cell
- 405nm creates a chemical reaction inside the cell, similar to the effects of bleach
- The Reactive Oxygen Species inactivates the bacteria, preventing it from re-populating the space
Who is using Indigo-Clean
73% SSI Reduction Translates into Compelling ROI
Clinical testing has shown Indigo-Clean can achieve a continuous 70+ percent reduction of harmful bacteria in the environment. At the same time, recently published studies show that improved environmental hygiene compliance can reduce HAI rates by up to 32% for certain organisms.
These results, combined with the additional cost per patient due to HAI, suggest that preventing even a single infection would create a positive ROI and drive down costs for healthcare providers.
What does Indigo-Clean Kill?
- Enterococcus faecalis
- Staphylococcal Aureus (incl. MRSA)
- Klebsiella pneumoniae
- Acinetobacter baumannii
- Pseudomonas aeruginosa
- Enterobacter species
As well as a range of other organisms:
- Aspergillus niger
- Salmonella enteritidis
Kills 70% of C.diff in 24 hours – SGS Lab Report# – 09S17053798
Maury Regional Medical Centre OR
A 12 month study conducted by Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia, Tennessee, showed a 73% reduction in SSIs (surgical site infections) over the previous year in the operating room where the Indigo‑Clean Continuous Environmental Disinfection system was installed. Study results also showed an 85% reduction in baceria in the operating room where Indigo‑Clean was used.
Learn more about Indigo‑Clean’s impressive 2.2 month payback and compelling ROI.
|Oct 2015 - Oct 2016||Oct 2016 - Oct 2017|
|Room||# of Cases||# of SSI||# of Cases||# of SSI||SSI Change||Bacterial Reduction|
|778||11||850||3||<= -73%||<= -85%|
|751||6||809||7||>= +17%||Not Measured|
American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC) publishes peer reviewed study on the reduction of SSIs resulting from the use of visible-light disinfection.
The Clinical / Laboratory Evidence page is a collection of informational documents and research findings that either report directly on the effectiveness of the Indigo-Clean technology, or support the importance of a clean environment and the ultimate goal of reducing Healthcare Acquired Infections (HAIs).
Shining A Light on Continuous Disinfection
A Revolutionary New Way to Battle HAIs
Maury Reduced SSI With Continuous Environmental Disinfection
Peer Reviewed Articles
Influence of a visible-light continuous environmental disinfection system…
Microbial Load on Environmental Surfaces
Indigo-Clean White Papers
Reducing SSI Through Improved Environmental Hygiene
Indigo-Clean Publication List
Bactericidal Performance Testing of Indigo-Clean Upon Bacterial Species
3-4 Months Payback
In addition to providing clinically effective care for their patients, healthcare facilities are also concerned with controlling costs. Indigo‑Clean is an ideal solution in the fight to control the rising health care costs associated with Surgical Site Infections (SSIs). The one‑time capital purchase of Indigo‑Clean by a facility is easily offset by preventing a single SSI.
Please refer to “Clinical Studies – Maury Reduced SSI With Continuous Environmental Disinfection” case study – click here