financial cost of biofouling to industry

Jimmy Walker jimmy.walker at
Mon Mar 27 10:02:23 EST 2000

Dear Colleagues,
Are there any numbers available to establish the cost of biofouling
to industry.  For example due to biocorrosion/fouling in the water
industry, paper industry or those problems within the medical
sector due catheter infections, implant replacements etc?
Any help would be appreciated.
Best regards
Jimmy Walker

Dr. James T. Walker
Pathogen Microbiology Group
CAMR, Porton Down,
Salisbury. SP4 0JG
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