Canadian life sciences company, Ondine Biomedical Inc. (OBI: LON), reports that an independent, peer-reviewed research paper, 'Effectiveness of prophylactic intranasal photodynamic disinfection therapy and chlorhexidine gluconate body wipes for surgical site infection prophylaxis in adult spine surgery' from Vancouver General Hospital ('VGH') has been published in the Canadian Journal of Surgery.

The study spanned an eight-year period and involved 13,493 patients with 8823 patients receiving Steriwave. The paper concludes that nasal photodisinfection should be the standard of care for all patients undergoing emergent or elective spine surgeries.

The eight-year study showed a 66.5% reduction (7.98% vs 2.67%, p

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