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Germicidal Energy Required To Destroy Common Microorganisms

BACTERIAL ORGANISMS


MICROORGANISM---------ENERGY, mW-sec/cm2

MICROORGANISM ---------ENERGY, mW-sec/cm2

Bacillus anthracis
Bacillus megatherium
Bacillus megatherium spores
Bacillus paratyphosus
Bacillus subtilis
Bacillus subtilis spores
Clostridium tetanni
Corynebacterium diphtheriae
Dysentery bacilli
Eberthella typhosa
Escherichia coli
Leptospira (Infectious Jaundice)
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Micrococcus candidus
Micrococcus lutea
Micrococcus sphaeroides
Neisseria Catarrhalis
Phytomonas tumefaciens
Proteus vulgaris
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Pseudomonas fluorescens
Salmonella enteritis
Salmonella typhimurium
Salmonella typhosa (Typhoid fever)
Salmonella paratyphi (Enteric fever)
Sarcina lutea
Serratia marcescens
Shigella flexneri (Dysentery)
Shigella paradysenteriae (Dysentery)
Spirillum rubrum
Staphylococcus albus
Staphylococcus aureus

4,520
1,300
2,730
3,200
7,100
12,000
22.000
3,370
2,200
2,140
3,000
6,000
10,000
6,050
19,700
10,000
4,400
4,400
2,640
3,500
8,000
4,000
8,000
4,100
6,100
19,700
2,420
3,400
1,680
4,400
1,840
2,600

Streptococcus hemolyticus
Streptococcus lactis
Streptoccus viridans
Vibria cholerse (Cholera)

YEASTS

Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Saccharomyces ellipsoideus
Saccharomyces sp.
Brewer’s yeast
Baker’s yeast

MOLD SPORES

Aspergillus flavus
Aspergillus glaucus
Aspergillus niger
Mucor racemosus A
Mucor racemosus B
Oospora lactis
Penicillium digitatum
Penicillium expansum
Penicillium roqueforti
Rhizopus nigricans

VIRUS

Bacteriophage (E. Coli)
Influenza
Poliovirus (Poliomyelitis)
Virus of Infectious Hepatitis

2,160
6,150
2,000
6,500



6,000
6,000
8,000
3,300
3,900



60,000
44,000
132,000
17,000
17,000
6,000
44,000
13,000
13,000
111,000



6,600
6,600
6,000
8,000