The Usefulness of 0.45 &#181m&#150Rated Filter Membranes

April 1, 2002
A. Mark Trotter

A. Mark Trotter is the president of Trotter Biotech Solutions.

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Laura A. Thoma, PharmD

Laura A. Thoma, PharmD, is director of the Parenteral Medications Laboratory, at the University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN.

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Patrick J. Rodrigues, PhD

Patrick J. Rodrigues, PhD, is a research associate in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN.

Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmaceutical Technology-04-02-2002, Volume 26, Issue 4

In this study, the authors examine the suitability of 0.45 &#181m&#150rated filters to be used as sterilizing and bioburden-reduction filters against significant populations of organisms such as B. diminuta in a wide range of differential pressures.