Table 1b : Minimum biofilm eradication concentration % (v/v) of
mouthrinses against microorganisms grown in biofilms.


  Minimum Biofilm Eradication Concentration % (v/v)

Mouthrinse A B C D E

Microorganism          

C. albicans 4 >4 4 >4 2
C. dubliniensis 2 4 2 >4 4
C. krusei 2 1 0.5 2 0.5
C. glabrata 2 4 2 4 4
C. parapsilosis >4 4 1 >4 1
C. tropicalis 2 4 2 4 4
S. gordonii 0.5 2 0.5 1 1
S. sanguinis 0.5 2 0.5 1 1
A. odontolyticus 0.25 1 0.125 0.5 0.25
A. viscosus 0.125 0.25 0.125 0.25 0.125
C. difficile 0.5 4 1 4 1
P. denticola 0.125 1 0.5 0.5 0.5
P. gingivalis 0.125 2 0.25 1 1
P. intermedia 0.25 4 0.063 0.125 0.125

Sample A: Chlorhexidine Control (0.2%).
Sample B: Citrox (1%)/Hyaluronic acid (0.2%)®.
Sample C: Chlorhexidine (0.2%) / Citrox (1%)–Perioplus™.
Sample D: Chlorhexidine (0.2%)/Phenoxetol (0.1%)®.
Sample E: Citrox (1%)–Oralclens™.

Malic et al.Microbiology Discovery  2013 1:11DOI : 10.7243/2052-6180-1-11