Effects of acetic acid on the viability of Ascaris lumbricoides eggs Is vinegar reliable enough to clean the vegetables?

Beyhan Y. E. , Yılmaz H. , Hokelek M.

SAUDI MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.37, no.3, pp.288-292, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 37 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.15537/smj.2016.3.13061
  • Title of Journal : SAUDI MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.288-292


Objectives: To investigate the effects of acetic acid on durable Ascaris lumbricoides (A. lumbricoides) eggs to determine the effective concentration of vinegar and the implementation period to render the consumption of raw vegetables more reliable.