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Table 4 Comparison of colony count

From: Antiadherent and antibacterial properties of stainless steel and NiTi orthodontic wires coated with silver against Lactobacillus acidophilus—an in vitro study

Group Colony count P value
Range Mean ± SD
Group 3 776–934 836.60 ± 48.97 P < 0.001**
Group 4 176–262 220.90 ± 30.73
Group 7 710–810 748.90 ± 35.64 P < 0.001**
Group 8 117–264 203.20 ± 41.94
  1. **Statistically significant