Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation (UVGI) indoor purifier – an update

Malaysian Health Technology Assessment (MaHTAS)
Record ID 32016000500
Authors' objectives: To assess the effectiveness, safety and cost effectiveness of ultraviolet germicidal irradiation indoor air purifier.
Authors' recommendations: There was one retrievable evidence on UVGI indoor air purifier via PubMed. Two full text articles were provided by the manufacturer, Sanuvox Technologies Inc. There were also two local technology reviews conducted by MaHTAS which assessed ultraviolet germicidal irradiation air purifier system. There was no retrievable evidence on the cost-effectiveness of Sanuvox UVGI indoor air purifier or other types of UVGI. As for safety issues, there was no retrievable evidence on the adverse events of UVGI systems.
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2013
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: Malaysia
MeSH Terms
  • Humans
  • Ultraviolet Rays
  • Ultraviolet Therapy
Organisation Name: Malaysian Health Technology Assessment
Contact Address: Malaysian Health Technology Assessment Section, Ministry of Health Malaysia, Federal Government Administrative Centre, Level 4, Block E1, Parcel E, 62590 Putrajaya Malaysia Tel: +603 8883 1229
Contact Name: htamalaysia@moh.gov.my
Contact Email: htamalaysia@moh.gov.my
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