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Table 5 Microbial reduction percentages of henna dyed jute fabrics with the increment of chitosan concentration against S. aureus (gram-positive) and K. pneumoniae (gram-negative) bacteria

From: Improving dyeability and antibacterial activity of Lawsonia inermis L on jute fabrics by chitosan pretreatment

Organism S. aureus K. pneumoniae
Fabric samples↓ Surviving cells (CFU/mL) Reduction (%) Surviving cells (CFU/mL) Reduction (%)
U 2.55 × 105 [B]   2.80 × 105 [B]  
A 1.32 × 105 [A] 48.2 1.94 × 105 [A] 30.7
B 28.0 × 103 [A] 89.0 50.0 × 103 [A] 82.1
C 22.0 × 103 [A] 91.4 21.0 × 103 [A] 92.5
D 15.0 × 103 [A] 94.1 17.0 × 103 [A] 93.9
E 11.0 × 103 [A] 95.8 15.0 × 103 [A] 94.6
  1. CFU/ml: Colony Forming Units per milliliter which is mentioned in the experimental section
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