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Volume 17, Number 7—July 2011

Viability of Baylisascaris procyonis Eggs

Shira C. ShafirComments to Author , Frank J. Sorvillo, Teresa Sorvillo, and Mark L. Eberhard
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: University of California Los Angeles School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, USA (S.C. Shafir, F.J. Sorvillo, T. Sorvillo); Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Los Angeles (F.J. Sorvillo); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (M.L. Eberhard); Trident University International, Cypress, California, USA (F.J. Sorvillo)

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Viability of Baylisacaris procyonis eggs in sterile water when exposed to 2 different heating conditions

Temperature water slowly heated to, °C % Viable Temperature of hot water added, °C % Viable
37°C 100 37 100
42°C 100 42 100
47°C 100 47 98
52°C 94 52 92
57°C 50 57 0
62°C 0 62 0

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