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Peracetic acid and sodium hypochlorite effectiveness in reducing resistant stages of microorganisms.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16218334     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A comparative study on the efficacy of peracetic acid and sodium hypochlorite in inactivating resistant stages of microorganisms such as Cryptosporidium, Giardia and Cl. perfingens was carried out. Furthermore the evaluation of the potential reciprocal correlation among the concentrations of the organisms was performed. The results obtained indicate that, at the same experimental conditions, peracetic acid and sodium hypochlorite have nearly similar reduction power against the resistant stages of Giardia and Cl. perfringens. Both the oxidants are instead less efficient in the abatement of Cryptosporidium oocysts. Findings have also confirmed our previous studies on the absence of association between Clostridium and the protozoa.
Authors:
R Briancesco; E Veschetti; M Ottaviani; L Bonadonna
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Evaluation Studies; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Central European journal of public health     Volume:  13     ISSN:  1210-7778     ISO Abbreviation:  Cent. Eur. J. Public Health     Publication Date:  2005 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-10-12     Completed Date:  2005-12-20     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9417324     Medline TA:  Cent Eur J Public Health     Country:  Czech Republic    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  159-62     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department Environment and Primary Prevention, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Roma, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Clostridium perfringens / drug effects
Cryptosporidium / drug effects
Disinfectants / pharmacology*
Drug Resistance
Giardia / drug effects
Humans
Italy
Peracetic Acid / pharmacology*
Sewage / parasitology
Sodium Hypochlorite / pharmacology*
Spores, Protozoan / drug effects*
Waste Disposal, Fluid / methods*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Disinfectants; 0/Sewage; 7681-52-9/Sodium Hypochlorite; 79-21-0/Peracetic Acid

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