It is very efficient against the typhoid bacillus in water, where it is much used to assist in the softening.
It has been found, for example, that drying kills the typhoid bacillus in a few hours, although a few may survive for days.
The toxine of the typhoid bacillus often affects the heart, and causes what is called cloudy swelling of its muscular fibres.
All tubes were found sterile and inoculated with typhoid bacillus.
In 1880, Koch and Eberth isolated the typhoid bacillus, and Sternberg the pneumonia bacillus.
Thus a person might become infected with the typhoid bacillus by eating raw oysters.
The typhoid bacillus and other bacteria can, of course, be carried into a cellar by the seeping in of drainage water.
The disease is caused by a specific germ known as the typhoid bacillus.
Both oysters and mussels may harbor the typhoid bacillus, and may act as carriers of this germ to man.
Remarks: In another experiment made, chlorlyptus showed a weaker inhibitory action on the growth of typhoid bacillus.
typhoid bacillus n.
An aerobic, gram-negative, rod-shaped bacterium Salmonella typhi that causes typhoid fever.