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 Receives 510(k) Clearance for its Needleless Connector for Vascular Access

Device is intended for use primarily by ICU nurses during infusions in patients in a critical care setting. PuraCath Medical™, a venture-backed startup company focusing on the development of technologies to reduce infections in patients with intravascular catheters, announced today that it has received 510(k) clearance for its FireFly™ Needleless Connector from the U.S. Food […]

Why We Aren’t Using UV to Disinfect Everything—Yet

Negative perception and costs pose obstacles to a promising technology As the coronavirus pandemic continues, a technology that has existed for over 100 years is getting renewed attention as a promising disinfection tool. Ultraviolet germicidal radiation, which uses short-wavelength UV rays to kill bacteria and viruses, is already used to disinfect the air, water, and […]

PuraCath UV Device Displays a 99.9999% Disinfection of COVID-19 Virus in 1 Second

PuraCath has been partnered and working with a top tier BSL-3 National Laboratory, which has a premiere high containment infectious disease facilities to test its Firefly UV device for the ICU and hospitals with 2019-nCoV (the COVID-19 virus). The preliminary results show that PuraCath’s device has achieved 99.9999% disinfection with SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that is […]