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 […]
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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 […]
President Trump has officially declared a national emergency. A novel coronavirus has been identified in Wuhan City, China and has spread worldwide. It has been named SARS CoV-2 (causing disease COVID-19) by WHO. SARS CoV-2 has officially become a global pandemic by WHO. There have already been over 170,000 confirmed cases to date with an […]
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 […]
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, an emerging company in the development of technologies to reduce infections in patients with intravascular and peritoneal catheters, announced today that it has received 510(k) clearance for its FireFly™ Peritoneal Dialysis Connector Disinfecting System from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This regulatory determination by the FDA gives PuraCath clearance to market […]
We are excited to announce that PuraCath Medical is listed as a start-up to watch in the latest volume of the MedTech Strategist published on October 16th. Please read the full article here.
Atlanta, Georgia (June 2, 2015) – PuraCath Medical, an emerging company in the development of technologies to reduce infections in patients on dialysis therapy, announced today that the company was a featured presenter during the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) 2015 Phase II Grantee Conference held in Atlanta, Georgia. PuraCath presented […]
Company presents new data on the effectiveness of UV light to purify peritoneal dialysis catheter connections across a wider range of microorganisms that contribute to infections in PD patients Dallas, Texas (March 27, 2015) – PuraCath Medical, an emerging company in the development of technologies to reduce infections in patients with intravascular and peritoneal catheters, […]
Company presents study on the effectiveness of UV light to purify peritoneal dialysis catheter connections PuraCath Medical, an emerging company in the development of technologies to reduce infections in dialysis patients, announced today that it presented scientific data during Kidney Week 2014 demonstrating the ability to reduce bacterial growth in a simulated peritoneal dialysis delivery […]