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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 A., Pina, Cecilia, Melli, Ann C., Packham, Andrea E., Zeng, Nolan, Truong, Tin, Conrad, Patricia A.
- Applied and environmental microbiology 2007 v.73 no.17 pp. 5663-5666
- Toxoplasma gondii, bioassays, mice, oocysts, ultraviolet radiation, viability
- 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.