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Table 1 Mean log10 cfu recovery of S. aureus or K. pneumoniae at 5 min contact time after 2-h glove wear time

From: Antibacterial activity of a sterile antimicrobial polyisoprene surgical glove against transient flora following a 2-hours simulated use

  S. aureus K. pneumoniae
  Control glove Test glove Control glove Test glove
Sample size 16 16 16 16
Mean log10 cfu recovery ± SD 7.37 ± 0.09 1.12 ± 0.23 7.28 ± 0.12 1.05 ± 0.10
Min. 7.23 1.00 7.05 1.00
Max. 7.56 1.73 7.43 1.36
Mean log10 reduction ± SD 6.24 ± 0.24 6.23 ± 0.12
P-value <0.001 <0.001