Sterilization by Electrohydraulic Treatment

Science  07 Oct 1966:
Vol. 154, Issue 3745, pp. 155-157
DOI: 10.1126/science.154.3745.155


Electrohydraulic treatment was applied to suspensions of Escherichia coli, spores of Bacillus subtilis var. niger, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, and bacteriophage T-2, as well as to raw municipal sewage. These suspensions were all sterilized. Data are presented to show the different degrees of treatment required for each micro-organism.