LIGHT LINE MEDICAL, INC. PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

Rhodes NLR, de la Presa M, Barneck MD, Poursaid AE, Firpo MA, Langell JT. Violet 405 nm light: a novel therapeutic agent against β-lactam-resistant escherichia coli. Lasers Surg. Med. 2015; doi: 10.1002/lsm.22457.

Barneck MD, Rhodes NLR, de la Presa M, Allen JP, Poursaid AE, Nourian MM, Firpo MA, Langell JT. Violet 405 nm light: a novel therapeutic agent against common pathogenic bacteria. Journal of Surgical Research. 2016; doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2016.08.006.


HOSPITAL ACQUIRED INFECTIONS

HAI Data and Statistics. cdc.gov. https://www.cdc.gov/HAI/surveillance. Updated January 9, 2018.

Magill, SS et al. Emerging infections program healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial use prevalence survey team. N. Engl. J. Med. 2014; DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1306801.


CATHETER ASSOCIATED URINARY TRACT INFECTIONS (CAUTI)

Hollenbeak CS, Schilling AL. The attributable cost of catheter-associated urinary tract infections in the United States: a systematic review. Elsvier, Inc. 2018; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2018.01.015.

Catheter-associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI). cdc.org. https://www.cdc.gov/HAI/ca_uti/uti.html. Updated July 19, 2017.

Bladder Infection (Urinary Tract Infection) in Adults. niddk.nih.gov. https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/urologic-diseases/bladder-infection-uti-in-adults/all-content. Updated March 2017.


ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANT BACTERIA

New CDC vital signs: Lethal, drug-resistant bacteria spreading in U.S. healthcare facilities. Healthmanagement.org. https://healthmanagement.org/c/icu/news/new-cdc-vital-signs-lethal-drug-resistant-bacteria-spreading-in-u-s-healthcare-facilities. Published March 11, 2013. 

Spellberg B, Guidos R, Gilbert D, Bradley J, Boucher HW, Scheld WM, Bartlett JG, Edwards J. The infectious diseases society of America; the epidemic of antibiotic-resistant infections: a call to action for the medical community from the infectious diseases society of America. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2008; 46(2):155–164. https://doi.org/10.1086/524891.