Will my Doulton or British Berkefeld filter element remove Pseudamonas aeroginosa?

Pseudomonas aeroginosa is a potential coloniser of water system networks and is similar in size to E-coli. FICL candles should therefore, in theory, show a similar reduction efficiency for Pseudomonas aeroginosa as E-coli 4.
However, since this organism is rapid growing and may recover quickly. Without physically testing FICL ceramic filters with this type of organism, it is impossible to predict a performance claim.
FICL are not prepared to attempt a prediction of performance, since the filters do not provide 100% barrier to E-coli, a limited number of cells may pass through the filter which, unlike E-coli may form colonies down stream of the filter. It would be more suitable to combine filtration with a disinfection stage to ensure removal of Pseudomonas aeroginosa.

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