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Journal of Food Protection 67.7 (2004): 1377-1383

Effects of water source, dilution, storage, and bacterial and fecal loads on the efficacy of electrolyzed oxidizing water for the control of Escherichia coli O157: H7

Microbe(s): Journal of Food Protection 67.7 (2004): 1377-1383

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To evaluate the potential of using electrolyzed oxidizing (EO) water for controlling Escherichia coli O157:H7 in water for livestock, the effects of water source, electrolyte concentration, dilution, storage conditions, and bacterial or fecal load on the oxidative reduction potential (ORP) and bactericidal activity of EO water were investigated. Anode and combined (7:3 anode:cathode, vol/vol) EO...

Journal of food protection 68.7 (2005): 1393-1398

Efficacy of ozonated and electrolyzed oxidative waters to decontaminate hides of cattle before slaughter

Microbe(s): Journal of food protection 68.7 (2005): 1393-1398

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The hides of cattle are the primary source of pathogens such as Escherichia coli O157:H7 that contaminate preevisceration carcasses during commercial beef processing. A number of interventions that reduce hide contamination and subsequent carcass contamination are currently being developed. The objective of this study was to determine the efficacy of ozonated and electrolyzed oxidizing (EO)...

Journal of Veterinary Medicine, Series B 53.3 (2006): 133-137

The Anti microbial Activity of Electrolysed Oxidizing Water against Microorganisms relevant in Veterinary Medicine

Microbe(s): Journal of Veterinary Medicine, Series B 53.3 (2006): 133-137

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Standards of the German Association of Veterinary Medicine (DVG) for the evaluation of chemical disinfectants were used to assess the anti-microbial efficacy of electrolysed oxidizing water (EOW). Enterococcus faecium, Mycobacterium avium subspecies avium, Proteus mirabilis, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus and Candida albicans were exposed to anode EOW (pH, 3.0 0.1;...

Aquaculture 264.1 (2007): 119-129

Safety of electrolyzed seawater for in aquaculture

Microbe(s): Aquaculture 264.1 (2007): 119-129

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The safety of electrolyzed seawater was evaluated by measuring the production rate of organic halogen compounds and the occurrence of reverse mutations. Aquaculture feedwater and wastewater were collected from a fish-culturing facility, and available chlorine of approximately 1.0 mg/L was generated to ensure a disinfectant effect. More than 90% of the generated organic halogen compounds were...

Proceedings of International Conference on Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering. 2011.

A Study of membrane-less electrolyzed water fogging-spread for airborne bacteria and fungus decontamination in hen house

Microbe(s): Proceedings of International Conference on Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering. 2011.

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Bioaerosols in the animal feeding facility might be the potential health risk factors to agricultural workers. A novel on-site membrane-less electrolyzed water(MLEW) generating and fogging-spread system was designed and installed in :...

ournal of the Air & Waste Management Association 62.11 (2012): 1329-1334

Application of neutral electrolyzed water spray for reducing dust levels in a layer breeding house

Microbe(s): ournal of the Air & Waste Management Association 62.11 (2012): 1329-1334

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Reducing airborne dust is an essential process for improving hen housing environment. Dust reduction effects of neutral electrolyzed water (pH 8.2) spray were investigated in a commercial tunnel-ventilated layer breeding house during production in northern China. A multipoint sampler was used to measure airborne dust concentration to study the dust reduction effects and distribution in the house....

The Veterinary Journal 197.2 (2013): 297-301

In vitro inactivation of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus and pseudorabies virus by slightly acidic electrolyzed water

Microbe(s): The Veterinary Journal 197.2 (2013): 297-301

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Slightly acidic electrolyzed water (SAEW, pH 5.0 6.5) is a novel disinfectant with environmentally friendly broad spectrum microbial decontamination properties which could have significant utility on farm. Two of the most important pathogenic viruses in pigs are porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) and pseudorabies virus (PRV). The aim of this study was to evaluate the...

Poultry science 92.10 (2013): 2560-2566

Application of slightly acidic electrolyzed water for inactivating microbes in a layer breeding house

Microbe(s): Poultry science 92.10 (2013): 2560-2566

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Lots of microorganisms exist in layer houses can cause bird diseases and worker health concerns. Spraying chemical disinfectants is an effective way to decontaminate pathogenic microorganisms in the air and on surfaces in poultry houses. Slightly acidic electrolyzed water (SAEW, pH 5.0 6.5) is an ideal, environmentally friendly broad-spectrum disinfectant to prevent and control bacterial or...

Journal of applied microbiology 115.3 (2013): 703-710

Disinfection effectiveness of slightly acidic electrolysed water in swine barns

Microbe(s): Journal of applied microbiology 115.3 (2013): 703-710

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To evaluate the disinfection effectiveness of slightly acidic electrolysed water (SAEW, pH 625653), a new environmental friendly agent for inactivating micro-organisms adhered to the facility and aerosolized in the air of the swine barns and to explore the application of SAEW in livestock industries. Methods and Results Bacteria and fungi were isolated from the swine hoair and treated by SAEW....

Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association 63.10 (2013): 1205-1211

Airborne bacterial reduction by spraying slightly acidic electrolyzed water in a laying-hen house

Microbe(s): Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association 63.10 (2013): 1205-1211

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Spraying slightly acidic electrolyzed water (SAEW) has been considered as a potential approach to reduce airborne bacteria in laying-hen houses. In this study, the effects of spraying SAEW on airborne bacterial reduction were investigated in a laying-hen house as compared with using diluted didecyl dimethyl ammonium bromide (DDAB). Averaged air temperature reduced by approximate 1 C and average...

Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association 64.4 (2014): 494-500

Slightly acidic electrolyzed water for reducing airborne microorganisms in a layer breeding house

Microbe(s): Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association 64.4 (2014): 494-500

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Reducing airborne microorganisms may potentially improve the environment in layer breeding houses. The effectiveness of slightly acidic electrolyzed water (SAEW; pH 5.29 6.30) in reducing airborne microorganisms was investigated in a commercial layer house in northern China. The building had a tunnel-ventilation system, with an evaporative cooling. The experimental area was divided into five...

Transactions of the ASABE 57.1 (2014): 229-236

Airborne particulate matter and culturable bacteria reduction from spraying slightly acidic electrolyzed water in an experimental aviary laying-hen housing chamber

Microbe(s): Transactions of the ASABE 57.1 (2014): 229-236

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Compared to conventional cage laying-hen houses, aviary hen houses generally have much higher concentrations of airborne dust and bacteria due to generation of bioaerosols by the hens access to and activities on the litter floor. Hence, reducing these airborne agents is important to safeguard the health of the animals and workers in such housing systems. Spraying slightly acidic...

Annals of Agricultural and Environmental Medicine 21.2 (2014)

Free chlorine loss during spraying of membraneless acidic electrolyzed water and its antimicrobial effect on airborne bacteria from poultry house

Microbe(s): Annals of Agricultural and Environmental Medicine 21.2 (2014)

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Spray-application of membraneless acidic electrolyzed water (MLAEW) is a novel technique for disinfection in livestock houses. This study investigated the loss of free chlorine (FC - the major germicidal component in MLAEW) over distance during spraying, as affected by air temperature and initial FC concentration. The anti-microbial effect of MLAEW on airborne bacteria from an aviary laying-hen...

Food Science and Technology Research 20.1 (2014): 93-100

Efficacy of slightly acidic electrolyzed water for reduction of foodborne pathogens and natural microflora on shell eggs

Microbe(s): Food Science and Technology Research 20.1 (2014): 93-100

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The efficacy of slightly acidic electrolyzed water (SAEW) to inactivate foodborne pathogens and indigenous microbiota on shell eggs was evaluated and compared to chlorine dioxide (CD), acidic electrolyzed water (AEW) and NaClO solution. The eggs were artificially inoculated with S. enteritidis, E. coli O157:H7 and S. aureus and sprayed or immersed with SAEW, alkaline electrolyzed water (AlEW)...

Poultry Science 93.9 (2014): 2320-2326

Benefits of neutral electrolyzed oxidizing water as a drinking water additive for broiler chickens

Microbe(s): Poultry Science 93.9 (2014): 2320-2326

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In the wake of discussion about the of drugs in food-producing farms, it seems to be more and more important to search for ncy of treatment days was represented by the number of used daily doses per population and showed lower values in EO-water-treated groups at both farms. Furthermore, the addition of EO water resulted in a lower mortality rate. In terms of analyzed performance parameters, no...

Transactions of the ASABE 58.4 (2015): 1069-1078

Electrolyzed water spray scrubber for removing ammonia from air

Microbe(s): Transactions of the ASABE 58.4 (2015): 1069-1078

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Ammonia (NH3) emissions from animal feeding operations (AFOs) are the source of a number of environmental issues. Wet spray scrubbers using non-acidic solutions might be a new approach for NH3 mitigation from AFOs. A lab-scale spray scrubber was built to clean 0.024 m3 s-1 of an NH3/air mixture with an average NH3 concentration of 20 ppmv. Three variables including contact time, nozzle type, and...

Avian Diseases 59.4 (2015): 486-491

Aerosol disinfection capacity of slightly acidic hypochlorous acid water towards Newcastle disease virus in the air: An in vivo experiment.

Microbe(s): Avian Diseases 59.4 (2015): 486-491

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Existence of bioaerosol contaminants in farms and outbreaks of some infectious organisms with the ability of transmission by air increase the need for enhancement of biosecurity, especially for the application of aerosol disinfectants. Here we SAHW containing 50 ppm chlorine in the aqueous phase. These data suggest that SAHW containing 100 ppm chlorine can be used for aerosol disinfection of NDV...

Journal of Veterinary Medical Science 77.2 (2015): 211-215

Evaluation of sprayed hypochlorous acid solutions for their virucidal activity against avian influenza virus through in vitro experiments

Microbe(s): Journal of Veterinary Medical Science 77.2 (2015): 211-215

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Hypochlorous acid (HOCl) solutions were evaluated for their virucidal ability against a low pathogenic avian influenza virus (AIV), H7N1. HOCl solutions containing 50, 100 and 200 ppm chlorine (pH 6) or their sprayed solutions (harvested in dishes placed at 1 or 30 cm distance between the spray nozzle and dish) were mixed with the virus with or without organic materials (5 fetal bovine serum:...

International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering 9.4 (2016): 185

Optimization of slightly acidic electrolyzed water spray for airborne culturable bacteria reduction in animal housing

Microbe(s): International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering 9.4 (2016): 185

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Slightly acidic electrolyzed water (SAEW) spray has been considered as a novel approach for airborne bacteria reduction in animal housing. This study aimed to optimize the operating parameters of SAEW spray based on the size distribution of sprayed aerosols, the available chlorine travelling loss in sprayed aerosols, and the reduction efficiency of airborne culturable bacteria (CB). The optimized...

Journal of Veterinary Medical Science 78.7 (2016): 1123-1128

Inactivation of bacteria on surfaces by sprayed slightly acidic hypochlorous acid water: in vitro experiments

Microbe(s): Journal of Veterinary Medical Science 78.7 (2016): 1123-1128

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The capacity of slightly acidic hypochlorous acid water (SAHW), in both liquid and spray form, to inactivate bacteria was evaluated as a potential candidate for biosecurity enhancement in poultry production. SAHW (containing 50 or 100 ppm chlorine, pH 6) was able to inactivate Escherichia coli and Salmonella Infantis in liquid to below detectable levels (2.6 log10 CFU/ml) within 5 sec of...

Transactions of the ASABE 60.2 (2017): 497-506

Reduction of Particulate Matter and Ammonia by Spraying Acidic Electrolyzed Water onto Litter of Aviary Hen Houses: A Lab-Scale Study

Microbe(s): Transactions of the ASABE 60.2 (2017): 497-506

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Particulate matter (PM) concentrations are high in cage-free aviary hen houses due to accumulation of litter on the floor and hen activities. The of a spraying agent such as acidic electrolyzed water (AEW) to mitigate PM levels and disinfect houses has been reported, and high spray dosages will reduce PM to a low level. However, spraying a high dose of AEW may generate high levels of ammonia...

Food Control 60 (2016): 320-328

Evaluation of electrolyzed water as cleaning and disinfection agent on stainless steel as a model surface in the dairy industry

Microbe(s): Food Control 60 (2016): 320-328

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In the dairy industry, cleaning and disinfection of surfaces are important issues and development of innovative strategies may improve food safety. This study was aimed to optimize the combined effect of alkaline electrolyzed water (AEW) and neutral electrolyzed water (NEW) as s were significantly affected by surface roughness electropolished SSP required 10 min, 100 mg/L AEW at 30 C, whereas SSP...

Food science and technology research 9.1 (2003): 100-103

The use of electrolyzed water for sanitation control of eggshells and GP center

Microbe(s): Food science and technology research 9.1 (2003): 100-103

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The use of electrolyzed water for washing and sanitizing eggshells and an egg washer was evaluated for its effectiveness at a Grade & Packing Center adjacent to a poultry farm for a period of nine months. The test results indicate improvement in sanitation control. Dissolving yolks of broken eggs with electrolyzed alkaline water followed by sanitizing with electrolyzed acidic water produced...

Poultry Science 82.1 (2003): 158-162

The effect of electrolyzed oxidative water applied using electrostatic spraying on pathogenic and indicator bacteria on the surface of eggs

Microbe(s): Poultry Science 82.1 (2003): 158-162

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Research was conducted to compare the effectiveness of electrolyzed oxidative (EO) water applied using an electrostatic spraying system (ESS) for killing populations of bacteria that are of concern to the poultry industry. Populations of pathogenic bacteria (Salmonella typhimurium, Staphylococcus aureus, and Listeria monocytogenes), and the indicator bacterium Escherichia coli were applied to...

Journal of Food Protection 68.5 (2005): 986-990

Efficacy of electrolyzed water in inactivating Salmonella enteritidis and Listeria monocytogenes on shell eggs

Microbe(s): Journal of Food Protection 68.5 (2005): 986-990

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The efficacy of acidic electrolyzed (EO) water produced at three levels of total available chlorine (16, 41, and 77 mg/liter) and chlorinated water with 45 and 200 mg/liter of residual chlorine was investigated for inactivating Salmonella Enteritidis and Listeria monocytogenes on shell eggs. An increasing reduction in Listeria population was observed with increasing chlorine concentration from 16...

Journal of Food Protection 69.7 (2006): 1616-1622

Electrolyzed oxidizing anode water as a sanitizer for use in abattoirs

Microbe(s): Journal of Food Protection 69.7 (2006): 1616-1622

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The effectiveness of electrolyzed oxidizing anode (EOA) water (oxidation-reduction potential, 1,120 mV; pH 2.0) as a sanitizer for use in abattoirs was compared with the iodophor (IOD) Mikroklene (25 ppm), a sanitizer approved for use by regulatory authorities in Canada and the United States. A total of 240 swab (100 cm2) samples were obtained from 4 sites on the kill floor and 16 sites in the...

International Journal of Food Microbiology 130.2 (2009): 88-93

Efficiency of slightly acidic electrolyzed water for inactivation of Salmonella enteritidis and its contaminated shell eggs

Microbe(s): International Journal of Food Microbiology 130.2 (2009): 88-93

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The efficiency of slightly acidic electrolyzed water (SAEW) at different temperatures (4, 20 and 45 C) for inactivation of Salmonella enteritidis and it on the surface of shell eggs was evaluated. The bactericidal activity of SAEW, sodium hypochlorite solution (NaClO) and acidic electrolyzed water (AEW) to inactivate S. enteritidis was also compared. SAEW with a pH value of 6.0-6.5 used was...

The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension

Preventing Salmonella colonization of chickens: electrostatic application of electrolyzed oxidative acidic water

Microbe(s): The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension

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Salmonella spp. may be found in the nest box of breeder chickens, cold egg-storage rooms at the farm, on the hatchery truck, or in the hatchery environment (5). These bacteria may then be spread to fertilized hatching eggs on the shell or, in some cases, may penetrate the shell and reside just beneath the surface of the eggshell.Research has demonstrated that contamination of raw poultry products...