Antibacterial activity of cutting boards containing silver

  title={Antibacterial activity of cutting boards containing silver},
  author={T M{\o}retr{\o} and Gunn S. H{\o}iby-Pettersen and Catherine K. Halvorsen and Solveig Langsrud},
Abstract In the present study the antibacterial effect of three commercially available cutting boards containing silver zeolites or nanosilver was studied. Mixtures of five strains of Staphylococcus aureus were added to coupons of cutting boards followed by incubation at 35–93% relative humidity on open surfaces or at 100% relative humidity in the Japanese industrial standard film-test for 24 h. The silver zeolite containing boards showed antimicrobial effect in the standard test. However, at… CONTINUE READING