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Table 1 Antibacterial activities of ACFs against E. coli and S. aureus

From: Activated Carbon Fibers “Thickly Overgrown” by Ag Nanohair Through Self-Assembly and Rapid Thermal Annealing

Samples Antibacterial activities
E. coli S. aureus
Surviving cells (cfu/mL) % reduction Surviving cells (cfu/mL) % reduction
ACFs 3.57 × 104 5.4 × 103
Ag nanohair-grown ACFs 27 ~ 100 49 99.9
Ag nanohair-grown ACFs with ultrasonic washing 30 times 0 100 120 97.8