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Supplementary Materials

The PDF file includes:

  • Fig. S1. Optimization factor F as a function of the parameters α and Vb of the model.
  • Fig. S2. Superposition of contamination experiments (thin lines) and simulations (thick lines) using the exponential statistics for bacterial detachments from the surfaces.
  • Table S1. Summary of physical magnitudes.
  • Legends for movies S1 and S2

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Other Supplementary Material for this manuscript includes the following:

  • Movie S1 (.avi format). A sequence of three scans starting at times 0, 327, and 719 s for a contamination experiment with a maximum flow velocity of 80 μm/s.
  • Movie S2 (.avi format). Bacterial upstream-downstream dynamics for a contamination experiment with a maximum flow velocity of 80 μm/s.

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