Table 2

Colony count of S. aureus after antibacterial activities by titanium-doped ZnO powders
Zinc salt Powder concentration (g/L)
0 0.25 0.5 0.75 1.0 1.5 2.0 2.5
Zn (Ac)2 1.95 × 108 5.25 × 107 5.2 × 107 4.0 × 107 3.4 × 107 3.0 × 107 4.15 × 105 2.1 × 103
ZnSO4 8.85 × 107 8.3 × 107 7.55 × 107 4.35 × 107 4.0 × 107 6.25 × 106 2.0 × 105
Zn (NO3)2 9.65 × 107 9.15 × 107 8.9 × 107 8.3 × 107 1.01 × 107 2.6 × 105 6.0 × 102
ZnCl2 7.35 × 104 5.6 × 104 2.0 × 104 3.5 × 103 1.9 × 103 1.7 × 102 34

The initial bacterial colony count is 9.9 × 105 CFU/mL.

Sun et al.

Sun et al. Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:98   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-9-98

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