TABLE 2.

ATP content in cells and spores before and after air drying on chemfilm-treated Al 6061 coupons

SpeciesCells or sporesRLU per coupona:ATP persistence after drying (ATP/ATP0)
Before air drying (ATP0)After air drying (ATP)
E. coli K-12Cells2.30 × 1073.00 × 1060.13
P. fluorescens pTOLCells1.54 × 1071.82 × 1060.12
A. radioresistens 50v1Cells2.17 × 1071.15 × 1070.53
B. subtilis 168Cells1.50 × 1073.93 × 1050.11
Spores8.02 × 1044.49 × 1040.56
B. pumilus Cells8.06 × 1054.10 × 1050.51
    SAFR-032Spores1.08 × 1054.01 × 1040.37
  • a Average of at least two determinations.