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Chlorine inactivation of bacterial bioterrorism agents.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15640238     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Seven species of bacterial select agents were tested for susceptibility to free available chlorine (FAC). Under test conditions, the FAC routinely maintained in potable water would be sufficient to reduce six species by 2 orders of magnitude within 10 min. Water contaminated with spores of Bacillus anthracis spores would require further treatment.
Authors:
Laura J Rose; Eugene W Rice; Bette Jensen; Ricardo Murga; Alicia Peterson; Rodney M Donlan; Matthew J Arduino
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Applied and environmental microbiology     Volume:  71     ISSN:  0099-2240     ISO Abbreviation:  Appl. Environ. Microbiol.     Publication Date:  2005 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-01-10     Completed Date:  2005-03-15     Revised Date:  2013-04-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7605801     Medline TA:  Appl Environ Microbiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  566-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd., C16, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA. lrose@cdc.gov
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Bacillus anthracis / drug effects*,  growth & development,  physiology*
Bioterrorism*
Chlorine / pharmacology*
Disinfectants / pharmacology*
Gram-Negative Bacteria / drug effects*,  growth & development
Microbial Sensitivity Tests / methods
Spores, Bacterial / drug effects
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Disinfectants; 7782-50-5/Chlorine
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