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Table 3 Colony counts per TSA plate containing C. auris in a stationary phase (103 CFUs/ml) with and without UV-C exposure

From: The use of a UV-C disinfection robot in the routine cleaning process: a field study in an Academic hospital

  C. auris NCPF 8971 C. auris NCPF 8977 C. auris NCPF 8984 C. auris DSM 21092
Control (without UV-C exposure) > 100 > 100 > 100 > 100
Day1 (after UV-C)
1 > 50 35 1 > 50
2 > 50 > 50 28 35
3 > 50 > 50 1 > 50
Day2 (after UV-C)
1 > 50 > 100 > 50 20
2 > 50 > 100 11 > 50
3 > 100 > 100 10 > 50
Day3 (after UV-C)
1 > 50 > 50 11 > 50
2 > 50 > 50 0 > 50
3 > 50 > 50 > 50 30
  1. Corresponding UV-C doses received during each disinfection cycle ranged from 75 to 100 mJ/cm2