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Non-ionizing 405nm light as a potential bactericidal technology for platelet safety: evaluation of in vitro bacterial inactivation and in vivo platelet recovery in severe combined immunodeficient mice

MacLean, M., Gelderman, M. P., Kulkarni, S., Tomb, R. M., Stewart, C. F., Anderson, J. G., MacGregor, S. J. & Atreya, C. D., 15 Jan 2020, In : Frontiers in Medicine. 6, 8 p., 331.

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Platelets
Recovery
Contamination
Decontamination
Bacteria
2019
Critical Care
Air
Environmental Monitoring
Cross Infection
Inpatients
13 Downloads (Pure)

Mobility of charge carriers in dielectric liquids

Xue, Q., Timoshkin, I., Given, M. J., Wilson, M. P. & MacGregor, S. J., 23 Jun 2019.

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Dielectric liquids
Charge carriers
Carrier mobility
Liquids
Mineral oils
2018
16 Downloads (Pure)
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Bubbles (in fluids)
Electric sparks
Discharge (fluid mechanics)
Acoustics
Plasmas
19 Downloads (Pure)

Assessment of the variability of airborne contamination levels in an intensive care unit over a 24 hour period

Booth, M., Dougall, L., Khoo, E., Hood, H., MacGregor, S. & MacLean, M., 20 Mar 2018. 1 p.

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Intensive care units
Contamination
Air
Sieves
Decontamination
1 Citation (Scopus)
26 Downloads (Pure)
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Plant shutdowns
closing
switches
breakdown
Switches
19 Downloads (Pure)
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Gas mixtures
statistical analysis
coronas
gas mixtures
Statistical methods
Dielectric liquids
Liquids
Nanoparticles
Permittivity
Mineral oils
36 Downloads (Pure)

Efficacy of antimicrobial 405 nm blue-light for inactivation of airborne bacteria

Dougall, L. R., Anderson, J. G., Timoshkin, I. V., MacGregor, S. J. & MacLean, M., 8 Feb 2018, In : Proceedings of SPIE. 10479, 11 p., 104791G.

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Blue Light
Aerosol
Bacteria
deactivation
bacteria
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Bacteria
Aerosols
Contamination
Decontamination
Antibiotics
6 Downloads (Pure)

Evaluation of the airborne contamination levels in an intensive care unit over a 24 hour period

Dougall, L., Khoo, E., Hood, H., MacLean, M., Booth, M. G. & MacGregor, S. J., 25 Jan 2018. 1 p.

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Intensive care units
Contamination
Microorganisms
Air
Monitoring
7 Downloads (Pure)

Investigating the variability of airborne bacteria in a hospital Intensive Care Unit over a 24 hour period

Dougall, L., Booth, M. G., Khoo, E., Hood, H., MacGregor, S. J., Anderson, J. G. & MacLean, M., 26 Nov 2018. 1 p.

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Intensive Care Units
Air
Bacteria
Cross Infection
Decontamination
16 Downloads (Pure)

Pulsed ultraviolet light decontamination of artificially-generated microbiological aerosols

Dougall, L. R., Gillespie, J. B., MacLean, M., Timoshkin, I. V., Wilson, M. P. & MacGregor, S. J., 15 Feb 2018, IEEE 21st International Conference on Pulsed Power (PPC), 2017. Piscataway, N.J.: IEEE, 5 p. (IEEE Pulsed Power Conference Proceedings).

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Decontamination
Aerosols
Contamination
Xenon
Public health
11 Citations (Scopus)
184 Downloads (Pure)

Review of the comparative susceptibility of microbial species to photoinactivation using 380-480 nm violet-blue light

Tomb, R. M., White, T. A., Coia, J. E., Anderson, J. G., MacGregor, S. J. & Maclean, M., 30 May 2018, In : Photochemistry and Photobiology. 94, 3, p. 445-458 14 p.

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Viola
viruses
organisms
deactivation
bacteria
6 Citations (Scopus)
11 Downloads (Pure)

Universal decontamination of hospital surfaces in an occupied inpatient room with a continuous 405 nm light source

Bache, S. E., MacLean, M., Gettinby, G., Anderson, J. G., MacGregor, S. J. & Taggart, I., 31 Jan 2018, In : Journal of Hospital Infection. 98, 1, p. 67-73 7 p.

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Decontamination
Inpatients
Light
Burn Units
Agar
2017
11 Citations (Scopus)
20 Downloads (Pure)
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Viola
Staphylococcus aureus
Light
Decontamination
Anti-Bacterial Agents
75 Downloads (Pure)

Development of an antimicrobial blended white LED system containing pulsed 405-nm LEDs for decontamination applications

Gillespie, J. B., MacLean, M., Wilson, M. P., Given, M. J. & MacGregor, S. J., 14 Mar 2017, Design and Quality for Biomedical Technologies X. Bellingham, WA, 9 p. 100560Y. (Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 10056).

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decontamination
Decontamination
Light emitting diodes
light emitting diodes
prototypes
11 Citations (Scopus)
44 Downloads (Pure)
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Disinfection
Light emitting diodes
Infection Control
Light
Staphylococcus aureus
2 Citations (Scopus)
69 Downloads (Pure)
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wire
scaling
acoustics
plasma jets
water
1 Citation (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)

Hydrodynamic parameters of air-bubble stimulated underwater spark discharges

Sun, Y., Timoshkin, I. V., Given, M. J., Wilson, M. P., Wang, T., MacGregor, S. J., Nelly, B. & Bonifaci, N., 1 Dec 2017, 2017 IEEE 19th International Conference on Dielectric Liquids (ICDL). Piscataway, N.J.: IEEE, 4 p.

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Bubbles (in fluids)
Electric sparks
Discharge (fluid mechanics)
Hydrodynamics
Air
6 Downloads (Pure)

Impulsive breakdown in water: optimisation of energy delivery for high acoustic output

Timoshkin, I. V., Sun, Y., Given, M. J., Wilson, M. P., MacGregor, S. J. & Bonifaci, N., 1 Dec 2017, 2017 IEEE 19th International Conference on Dielectric Liquids (ICDL). Piscataway, N.J.: IEEE, 4 p.

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Electric sparks
Acoustics
Discharge (fluid mechanics)
Electrodes
Water
21 Downloads (Pure)
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Aerosols
Light
Decontamination
Ultraviolet Rays
Bacteria
43 Downloads (Pure)

Measurements of mobility in aged mineral oil in the presence of nanoparticles

Chen, G., Given, M., Timoshkin, I., Wilson, M. P. & MacGregor, S., 25 Jun 2017. 4 p.

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Mineral oils
Nanoparticles
Liquids
Charge carriers
Insulation
1 Citation (Scopus)
58 Downloads (Pure)
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Normal distribution
Statistical methods
Polymers
Statistics
Oils
10 Citations (Scopus)
57 Downloads (Pure)

New proof-of-concept in viral inactivation: virucidal efficacy of 405 nm light against feline calicivirus as a model for norovirus decontamination

Tomb, R. M., Maclean, M., Coia, J. E., Graham, E., McDonald, M., Atreya, C. D., MacGregor, S. J. & Anderson, J. G., 30 Jun 2017, In : Food and Environmental Virology. 9, 2, p. 159-167 9 p.

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Feline Calicivirus
Virus Inactivation
Feline calicivirus
Norovirus
Decontamination

Physiological effects of pathogen reduction of red blood cell products using antimicrobial blue light

White, T., MacLean, M., Watson, H., Tomb, R., Anderson, J., McGregor, S. & Atreya, C., 30 Sep 2017, In : Experimental Hematology . 53, suppl., p. S58 1 p.

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Pathogens
Blood
Erythrocytes
Cells
Light
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Decontamination
Ultraviolet Rays
Aerosols
Light
Kinetics
2016
3 Citations (Scopus)
84 Downloads (Pure)
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endoscopes
Endoscopy
Light sources
safety
light sources
108 Downloads (Pure)
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Plasmas
Fluids
Decontamination
Bacteria
Contamination
2 Citations (Scopus)
137 Downloads (Pure)

A study of energy partition during arc initiation

Koutoula, S. G., Timoshkin, I. V., Judd, M. D., MacGregor, S. J., Wilson, M. P., Given, M. J., Wang, T. & Harrison, E. I., 31 Oct 2016, In : IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 44, Special Issue - Pulsed Power Science & Technology , p. 2137-2144 8 p.

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partitions
arcs
hazards
energy
blasts
6 Citations (Scopus)
37 Downloads (Pure)
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Viola
Trichophyton
Fungal Spores
Aspergillus
Aspergillus niger

Considerations for the technical development of 405nm light for decontamination applications in arthroplasty surgery.

Ramakrishnan, P., MacLean, M., Anderson, J., MacGregor, S., Clarke, J., Meek, R. M. D. & Grant, M., 5 Sep 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Decontamination
Arthroplasty
Lighting
Light
Infection Control
34 Citations (Scopus)
89 Downloads (Pure)
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Reactive Oxygen Species
Cells
Light
Oxygen
Oxidative stress
Decontamination
Arthroplasty
Technology
Light
Cell Survival
2 Citations (Scopus)
120 Downloads (Pure)
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Erosion
Switches
Electrodes
Brass
Anodes
35 Downloads (Pure)
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Disinfectants
Decontamination
Spores
Light
Polyvinyl Chloride
8 Citations (Scopus)
341 Downloads (Pure)

Hydroxyl radicals and hydrogen peroxide formation at nonthermal plasma-water interface

Zhao, Y. Y., Wang, T., Wilson, M. P., MacGregor, S. J., Timoshkin, I. V. & Ren, Q. C., 31 Oct 2016, In : IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 44, 10, p. 2084 - 2091 8 p.

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hydroxyl radicals
peroxides
hydrogen peroxide
helium
water
10 Citations (Scopus)
190 Downloads (Pure)

Impulsive discharges in water: acoustic and hydrodynamic parameters

Sun, Y., Timoshkin, I. V., Given, M. J., Wilson, M. P., Wang, T., MacGregor, S. J. & Bonifaci, N., 31 Oct 2016, In : IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 44, 10, p. 2156-2166 11 p.

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hydrodynamics
acoustics
water
electric sparks
cavities
2 Citations (Scopus)
149 Downloads (Pure)
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Ozone
ozone
filaments
optimization
Lissajous figures
54 Downloads (Pure)
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decontamination
Decontamination
Discharge (fluid mechanics)
plasma jets
Plasmas
9 Citations (Scopus)
103 Downloads (Pure)
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statistical analysis
ozone
electric potential
cycles
oscilloscopes
10 Citations (Scopus)
33 Downloads (Pure)

Synergistic efficacy of 405nm light and chlorinated disinfectants for the enhanced decontamination of Clostridium difficile spores

Moorhead, S., MacLean, M., Coia, J. E., MacGregor, S. J. & Anderson, J. G., 1 Feb 2016, In : Anaerobe. 37, p. 72-77 6 p.

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Disinfectants
Clostridium
Decontamination
Clostridium difficile
Spores
17 Citations (Scopus)
77 Downloads (Pure)
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Salt-Tolerance
Staphylococcus aureus
Light
Membranes
Escherichia coli
8 Citations (Scopus)
127 Downloads (Pure)
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microorganisms
Microorganisms
Electric fields
Electrodes
electrodes
2015

405 nm light technology shows potential for patient safe decontamination during orthopaedic surgery

Ramakrishnan, P., MacLean, M., MacGregor, S., Anderson, J. & Grant, MH., 31 Jul 2015, In : European Cells and Materials. 30 , S2, p. 25 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

Decontamination
Orthopedics
Arthroplasty
Surgery
Technology
10 Citations (Scopus)
198 Downloads (Pure)

Airborne bacterial dispersal during and after dressing and bed changes on burns patients

Bache, S. E., MacLean, M., Gettinby, G., Anderson, J. G., MacGregor, S. J. & Taggart, I., Feb 2015, In : Burns. 41, 1, p. 39-48 10 p.

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Bandages
Burns
Bacteria
Stem Cells
Air
1 Citation (Scopus)
27 Downloads (Pure)

An experimental and analytical study of plasma closing switches filled with environmentally friendly gases

McGarvey, C., Timoshkin, I. V., MacGregor, S. J., Wilson, M. P., Given, M. J. & Sinclair, M. A., 12 Oct 2015, 2015 IEEE Pulsed Power Conference (PCC). Piscataway, NJ.: IEEE, p. 1-6 6 p.

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Plant shutdowns
Switches
Plasmas
Gases
Sulfur hexafluoride
10 Citations (Scopus)
140 Downloads (Pure)

Decontamination of the hospital environment: new technologies for infection control

MacLean, M., McKenzie, K., Moorhead, S., Tomb, R. M., Coia, J. E., MacGregor, S. J. & Anderson, J. G., Mar 2015, In : Current Treatment Options in Infectious Diseases. 7, 1, p. 39-51 13 p.

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Decontamination
Contamination
Disinfectants
Hydrogen peroxide
Ozone
33 Downloads (Pure)

Electromechanical forces acting on bio-membranes in external electric fields

Timoshkin, I., Given, M., MacGregor, S., MacLean, M., Wilson, M., Satoh, K. & kawaguchi, H., 10 Jul 2015, Proceedings of 22nd International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry. p. 1-3 3 p.

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Electric fields
Membranes
Decontamination
Microorganisms
Plasmas
412 Downloads (Pure)
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Lightning protection
Wind turbines
Turbomachine blades
Aerodynamics
Lightning