FireFly System for Peritoneal Dialysis
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Enhanced Quality of Life


Patented UV Disinfection Technology

Who Are We?

The PuraCath Medical team is focused on reducing infectious complications associated with catheter connections. Our proprietary UV technology aims to improve the quality of life of healthcare providers and patients by redefining and simplifying the disinfection process prior to infusion. While decreasing dependence on user compliance, our novel and easy-to-use technology seeks an effective treatment to keep users healthy and protected from catheter connection complications.


PuraCath Medical Shows Greater Than 99.99% Reduction in ‘Superbug’ Candida Auris with One Second of UVC Exposure

JUNE 18, 2019 PuraCath Medical, a venture-backed medical device company based in Silicon Valley, announced today that it has achieved 99.99% disinfection on its vascular access Firefly disinfection technology system with Candida auris (‘superbug’), Staphylococcus aureus, and Candida albicans. “Achieving greater than 4 log disinfection in these virulent microbes with only one second of UV […]

PuraCath Medical Shows Significant Reduction in Causes of Peritonitis in Peritoneal Dialysis International Journal

San Francisco, California (March 7, 2017) – PuraCath Medical has published the result of its recent research on its ultraviolet (UV) light-based peritoneal dialysis catheter connection system in Peritoneal Dialysis International (PDI), the official Journal of the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis. PDI is a major source of knowledge in the field of peritoneal dialysis and aims […]

PuraCath Medical to Present Data on FireFly™ Peritoneal Dialysis Connector Disinfecting System during 53rd ERA-EDTA Congress

San Francisco, California (May 12, 2016) – Data being presented will support planned introduction of PuraCath Medical’s technology in the European Union. PuraCath Medical, an emerging company in the development of technologies to reduce infections in patients with intravascular and peritoneal catheters, announced today that it will present data on its next generation version of the FireFly™ […]