Disinfection kinetics of Legionella pneumophila by ultraviolet irradiation

Yamagiwa, K.; Tsujikawa, M.; Yoshida, M.; Ohkawa, A.
December 2002
Water Science & Technology;2002, Vol. 46 Issue 11/12, p311
Investigates disinfection kinetics of Legionella pneumophila by ultraviolet irradiation. How the change in viable cell concentration with exposure time could be divided into three steps: lag step in which little change in viable cell concentration was observed, fast disinfection step and slow disinfection step.


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