Table 3

Percent reduction of bacteria on the fabricated control and doped silica surfaces

Sample kind

Escherichia coli (%)

Staphylococcus aureus (%)

Gram negative

Gram positive


Silica-Cu (0.5%)

92.98

99.42

Silica-Cu (2%)

72.19

99.40

Undoped silica sol

0

0


Berendjchi et al. Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:594   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-6-594

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