Report on effectiveness of ozone against anthrax.
Effectiveness of gaseous ozone tested on bacillus subtilis spores. Ozone found to be very effective, especially when used with high relative humidity. 3 log inactivation was obtained within 4 hours. Surface effects (carpet vs. hard surfaces) were also investigated.
Susceptibilities of 15 different medically important bacteria to gaseous ozone are tested.
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Ozone was found to destroy ricin in animal studies.