TABLE 1.

Dose requirements for inactivation of viruses by UV light

VirusUV exposure (mW/cm2) needed for virus inactivation ofa:
90.0%99.0%99.9%99.99%
Echovirus 1816.52533
Echovirus 271420.528
Coxsackievirus B59.5182736
Coxsackievirus B381624.532.5
Poliovirus 1815.52331
Adenovirus type 24078119160
  • a The starting concentration of the viruses ranged from 2 × 107 to 1 × 106 per ml.