Denmark report: University study

  Evaluation of bactericidal efficacy

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Summary:

In this trial, Endurocide® Antimicrobial & Sporicidal Curtains material and untreated polypropylene were both tested to determine their bactericidal properties against gram positive, gram negative and spore forming bacteria.

Testing method

Samples of both fabrics were inoculated with the microorganisms and imprints were taken on agar plates after 1 minute and 30 minutes.

Results

  Bacteria

Test time

Endurocide® Antimicrobial & Sporicidal Curtain (cfu's)

Untreated polyproylene (cfu's)

  Spore forming bacteria: 
  • Bacillus cereus

1 minute

5

 5,500

  Gram positive bacteria: 
  • Enterococcus faecalis

1 minute

0

30,000 

  Gram negative bacteria:
  • Serratia marcescens

1 minute

 271

13,000 

30 minutes

2

13,000

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