Physical inactivation of Toxoplasma gondii oocysts in water

Katlyn E. Wainwright, Manuel Lagunas-Solar, Melissa A. Miller, Bradd C. Barr, Ian Gardner, Cecilia Pina, Ann C. Melli, Andrea E. Packham, Nolan Zeng, Tin Truong, Patricia A Conrad

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Abstract

Inactivation of Toxoplasma gondii oocysts occurred with exposure to pulsed and continuous UV radiation, as evidenced by mouse bioassay. Even at doses of ≥500 mJ/cm2, some oocysts retained their viability.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5663-5666
Number of pages4
JournalApplied and Environmental Microbiology
Volume73
Issue number17
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2007

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Physical inactivation of Toxoplasma gondii oocysts in water. / Wainwright, Katlyn E.; Lagunas-Solar, Manuel; Miller, Melissa A.; Barr, Bradd C.; Gardner, Ian; Pina, Cecilia; Melli, Ann C.; Packham, Andrea E.; Zeng, Nolan; Truong, Tin; Conrad, Patricia A.

In: Applied and Environmental Microbiology, Vol. 73, No. 17, 09.2007, p. 5663-5666.

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Wainwright, KE, Lagunas-Solar, M, Miller, MA, Barr, BC, Gardner, I, Pina, C, Melli, AC, Packham, AE, Zeng, N, Truong, T & Conrad, PA 2007, 'Physical inactivation of Toxoplasma gondii oocysts in water', Applied and Environmental Microbiology, vol. 73, no. 17, pp. 5663-5666. https://doi.org/10.1128/AEM.00504-07
Wainwright KE, Lagunas-Solar M, Miller MA, Barr BC, Gardner I, Pina C et al. Physical inactivation of Toxoplasma gondii oocysts in water. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 2007 Sep;73(17):5663-5666. https://doi.org/10.1128/AEM.00504-07
Wainwright, Katlyn E. ; Lagunas-Solar, Manuel ; Miller, Melissa A. ; Barr, Bradd C. ; Gardner, Ian ; Pina, Cecilia ; Melli, Ann C. ; Packham, Andrea E. ; Zeng, Nolan ; Truong, Tin ; Conrad, Patricia A. / Physical inactivation of Toxoplasma gondii oocysts in water. In: Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 2007 ; Vol. 73, No. 17. pp. 5663-5666.
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