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Table 4 Results from passive sampling: average bacterial counts at each settle plate location for all samples collected over a 1 hour period.

From: Hydrodebridement of wounds: effectiveness in reducing wound bacterial contamination and potential for air bacterial contamination

  Settle plates (back right) Settle plates (front right) Settle plates (back left) Settle plates (front left)
1 m 85 *** 45 80 180**
2 m 46*** 106** 80 47
3 m 44 0 72 32
  1. Note: *** colonies include Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli ** predominantly Pseudomonas aeruginosa