Table 4: Depths (µm) of polymicrobial biofilm (as indicated by the presence of bacterial cells) after exposure to silver dressings for 48 hours. Dressings were tested in triplicate and five images were captured for each dressing (). compared to initial biofilm. compared to NCSD and SNAD.

SampleMaximum depth (µm) [mean ± standard deviation]

Initial biofilm 9.75 ± 2.37
NCSD
SNAD
NGAD