Resistance of Cysts to Disinfection Agents

  • Edward L. Jarroll
  • John C. Hoff
  • Ernest A. Meyer


Soon after the realization that many infectious diseases could be spread via food and water came attempts by numerous investigators to devise means by which to prevent this spread. As a result, many types of disinfection methods have been developed which when properly applied can virtually eliminate the possibility of infection by many disease-causing microorganisms which enter the host through this route.


Free Chlorine Chlorine Concentration Entamoeba Histolytica Giardia Cyst Disinfection Method 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Edward L. Jarroll
    • 1
  • John C. Hoff
    • 2
  • Ernest A. Meyer
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Preventive Medicine, New York State College of Veterinary MedicineCornell UniversityIthacaUSA
  2. 2.Drinking Water Research DivisionUnited States Environmental Protection AgencyCincinnatiUSA
  3. 3.Department of Microbiology and ImmunologyOregon Health Sciences UniversityPortlandUSA

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