Patients are at Risk for Unnecessary Severe Infection and Death

Unmet Needs

High Risk & Fatal Consequences

Inability to destroy extremely stable proteins (e.g. prions) Death from incurable Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (Mad Cow)
Sterilization of difficult-to-clean tissue, bone & blood debris remaining on reprocessed medical devices Recent deaths from CRE (superbug)-infected endoscopes at UCLA and in NC
Limited efficacy of current low-temperature sterilization processes Severe infection or death from MRSA and other bio-pathogens