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Chemical closet treatment of typhoid carrier faeces

  • R. W. S. Harvey (a1) and T. H. Price (a1)

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An investigation to test the efficiency of chemical closets in treating excreta from typhoid carriers is described. The use of these closets kept a stream, which had in the past frequently contained Salmonella typhi, typhoid free for 24 months. Selenite broth as made in this laboratory, containing a final concentration of 0·8% sodium hydrogen selenite when inoculated with the water sample, was significantly better than commercial selenite brilliant green enrichment broth for the recovery of S. typhi.

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Chemical closet treatment of typhoid carrier faeces

  • R. W. S. Harvey (a1) and T. H. Price (a1)

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