Salmonella reduction in manure by the addition of urea and ammonia.

@article{Ottoson2008SalmonellaRI,
  title={Salmonella reduction in manure by the addition of urea and ammonia.},
  author={Jakob R Ottoson and A Nordin and Dietrich von Rosen and Bj{\"o}rn Vinner{\aa}s},
  journal={Bioresource technology},
  year={2008},
  volume={99 6},
  pages={1610-5}
}
Animal manure may contain pathogenic microorganisms and disinfection is suggested to avoid reinfection of animal herds and introduction of zoonotic disease into the food chain. Ammonia and urea were tested for disinfection of bovine manure and Salmonella was found to be rapidly eliminated by the addition of 0.5% aqueous ammonia or 2% w/w urea (s). Treatments (2% urea and 0.5% ammonia), temperature (4 degrees C or 14 degrees C) and combinations of these factors significantly affected the… CONTINUE READING

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