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Table 3 Semi-quantitative evaluation of the subgroups showed that, 67% of the image sections could be assigned to the ++ level with the highest microbial growth, whereas 33% to the + level in the control group

From: In-vitro assessment of the efficiency of cold atmospheric plasma on decontamination of titanium dental implants

Subgroup  +  ++ Total
Control (+) 0 0% 20 33% 40 67% 60 100%
CAP 1 2% 47 94% 2 4% 50 100%
PAG 2 4% 42 84% 6 12% 50 100%
PDT 2 4% 35 70% 13 26% 50 100%
  1. Low colonization has been mostly detected in the CAP group