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Soliman, Mona Youssef Moawad (author)
Access to safe drinking water is an essential human right and a crucial element to human survival. The quality of drinking water, has strong and direct impact on human health. Unless free of fecal contamination, water is unsafe to drink. Yet, to date, 2 billion people remain without access to safe drinking water. Consequently, the burden of...
doctoral thesis 2022
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Soliman, Mona Youssef Moawad (author), Medema, G.J. (author), Estrada Bonilla, B.A. (author), Brouns, S.J.J. (author), van Halem, D. (author)
Cu and Ag have been used as bactericidal agents since ancient times, yet their antiviral capacity in water remains poorly understood. This study tested the effect of copper (Cu) and silver (Ag) on model RNA and DNA viruses MS2 and PhiX 174 in solution at pH 6–8. Cu caused MS2 inactivation with similar rates at pH 6 and 7 but was inert towards...
journal article 2020
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Soliman, Mona Youssef Moawad (author), van Halem, D. (author), Medema, G.J. (author)
Ceramic pot filters are household water treatment and safe storage (HWTS) systems designed to improve the microbial quality of drinking water. They yield high log reduction values (LRVs) for bacterial and protozoan pathogens but provide very little removal of viruses. This study investigated virus removal of ceramic filter discs (CFDs), using...
journal article 2020