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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2014, Article ID 523530, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/523530
Research Article

Antibacterial Coating for Elimination of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Escherichia coli

1Corrosion and Coating Laboratory, Department of Physics, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Science, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus, Jalan Broga, 43500 Semenyih, Selangor, Malaysia
3Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
4Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Received 11 August 2014; Accepted 19 October 2014; Published 11 November 2014

Academic Editor: Wei Chen

Copyright © 2014 Zainal Abidin Ali et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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