bacterial filtration efficiency (BFE)

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00:56 May 19, 2020
English to Albanian translations [PRO]
COVID-19 - Medical - Medical (general)
Additional field(s): Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-), Medical: Health Care, Science (general)
English term or phrase: bacterial filtration efficiency (BFE)
Definition from Wikipedia:
Bacterial Filtration Efficiency or BFE is a measurement of a respirator material's resistance to penetration of bacteria. Results are reported as percent efficiency and correlate with the ability of the fabric to resist bacterial penetration. Higher numbers in this test indicate better barrier efficiency. Wrap fabrics were compared based on grade as well as basis weight

Example sentence(s):
  • According to the brand, the filters were found to provide “higher than 95% Bacterial Filtration Efficiency,” meaning they successfully stop most particles from getting in or out. A pack of 10 filters costs $20. People
  • NSafe mask has 99.2% bacterial filtration efficiency (at 3 microns) and complies with ASTM standards of breathability and splash resistance, IIT-Delhi said in a statement. Outlook India
  • While the Closca Mask itself is a non-medical grade mask, it is made from high-grade materials. The filters have been made in Spain following official regulations (EN 14683: 2019 + AC: 2019 type 2). The mask itself has a 98% bacterial filtration efficiency (BFE). Goosed
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5 +1efikasiteti i filtrimit bakterial (EFB)
Juliana Cullafiq


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efikasiteti i filtrimit bakterial (EFB)

Definition from own experience or research:
Efikasiteti i filtrimit bakterial është matja e rezistencës së materialeve respiratore ndaj depërtimit të baktereve.

Example sentence(s):
  • Maske e butë me efikasiteti i filtrimit bakterial 99% -  
  • Maskat kirurgjikale klasifikohen në dy lloje (I dhe II) bazuar në efikasitetin e filtrimit bakterial; për më tepër, secili tip ndahet më tej në bazë të faktit nëse maskat janë rezistente ndaj spërkatjes apo jo (IR dhe IIR). -  
  • Standardi identifikon tre lloje të maskave, Tipi I, Tipi II dhe Tipi IIR, të cilat ndryshojnë në aspektin e efikasitetit të filtrimit bakterial të barabartë me 95%, 98% dhe 98% me mbrojtje edhe kundër depërtimit të spërkatjeve të lëngjeve të trupit jashtë në artmosferë. -  
Juliana Cullafiq
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Yes  Mirela Lluka
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