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Table 3 Microorganisms found on blood agar plates of 116 participants before and after use of 'test product' in Step III- 'Building confidence' in a rural tertiary care hospital in Central India

From: A step-wise approach towards introduction of an alcohol based hand rub, and implementation of front line ownership- using a, rural, tertiary care hospital in central India as a model

Type of microorganism on blood agar plates (116) Type of microorganisms found on number of blood agar plates n(%) CFU count beforeuse of IH-ABHR CFU count after single use of IH-ABHR CFU count (Log10) before use of IH-ABHR CFU count (Log10) after single use of IH-ABHR Log10difference in reduction of CFUs
CONS 85 (73) 2799 352 3.45 2.547 0.903*
Staphylococcus aureus 39 (34) 1927 288 3.29 2.46 1.92*
Bacillus subtallis 95 (82) 580 277 2.8 2.44 0.77*
Micrococci 23 (20) 285 31 2.46 1.49 0.95#
Total - 5592 948 3.748 2.977 0.771*
  1. CONS-Coagulase Negative Staphylococci, *p value <0.001, #p value < 0.01.