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reply to post by unityemissions
I'm a little lost here. Is this suspected to be going around in the areas supposedly sprayed? If so, is their any known treatments, onions aside? You speak of oxidation. Would various antioxidants provide benefit then?
Next we need to find out what the composition of this Frankenstein-made stuff is all about. Until then, i will stick with the onions.
reply to post by zeddissad
Uhmm ... maybe I'm blind but ... uhmm this bacteria is happily living deep in mines and caves where environment pH is 1.5-2 and temp 45-55C while feeding on anorganic iron and sulfur. Really no big probability that this little bug can live in human organism. But I can imagine some technology which will use such organism for mining in low gain areas or in treatment of waste.
Can OP provide us with some quote where we can read that this bacteria can attack human respiratory organs
Thiobacillus are strictly aerobic bacteria. All species are respiratory organisms.
Thiobacillus are obligate autotrophic organisms, meaning they require inorganic molecules as an electron donor and inorganic carbon (such as carbon dioxide) as a source. They obtain nutrients by oxidizing iron and sulfur with O2.
This means that this bacteria needs INORGANIC iron and INORGANIC sulfur. No way how this bacteria can live in human bloodstream or lungs. This bacteria will be happy on wet stones somewhere deep underground where is sufficient temperature and O2 concentration - aka ventilated deep mines or deep caves with natural air exchange. This bacteria is very interesting because its working somehow similar as autobatery with constant leakage of acid.