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Table 3 Percent reduction of bacteria on the fabricated control and doped silica surfaces

From: Fabrication of superhydrophobic and antibacterial surface on cotton fabric by doped silica- based sols with nanoparticles of copper

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