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Table 2 The WI, silver content, and antibacterial rate of nanosilver-treated fabrics

From: Synthesis of silver nanoparticles and antibacterial property of silk fabrics treated by silver nanoparticles

Samples Silver content (mg/kg fabric) WI Antibacterial activities
  S. aureus E. coli
  Surviving cells (CFU/ml) % reduction Surviving cells (CFU/ml) % reduction
Untreated - 90.79 2.28 × 106 - 4.37 × 106 -
a 98.65 86.32 1.53 × 102 99.99 2.22 × 103 99.49
b 113.50 85.67 4.56 × 102 99.98 2.09 × 103 99.52
c 126.48 84.96 3.19 × 103 99.86 1.39 × 103 99.68
d 139.82 83.18 4.52 × 102 99.98 9.1 × 102 99.79
e 148.68 82.19 1.62 × 102 99.99 8.7 × 102 99.98