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Calculator for determining the Decimal Reduction Time (D) at a specified temperature knowing the D and Z values at a given temperature

Calculating D2

Temperature 1
e.g. 72°C

D value (seconds) at Temperature 1
Z value (°C)
Temperature 2 (°C)
e.g. 85°C
D value (seconds) at Temperature 2 0

NOTE! This calculator has been provided to enable the completion of a modeling exercise to investigate the survival of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis following HTST treatment of milk. To understand the context please click here.



 How to cite this article

Mullan, W.M.A. (2008) [On-line] UK: Available: Accessed:

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