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Table 5 Significance of the differences between the viable cell counts of P. aeruginosa SG81 on different CL materials

From: A three-phase in-vitro system for studying Pseudomonas aeruginosa adhesion and biofilm formation upon hydrogel contact lenses

Incubation time Contact lens material
  2 3 4
Independent    
1 < 0.001 0.987 < 0.001
2 - < 0.001 0.980
3 - - < 0.001
24 h    
1 0.070 0.057 0.093
2 - 0.001 0.998
3 - - 0.001
48 h    
1 0.001 0.008 0.001
2 - 0.515 0.743
3 - - 0.154
72 h    
1 < 0.001 0.601 0.006
2 - < 0.001 0.033
3 - - 0.001
  1. Tukey's HSD Post-hoc test: 1. Acuvue 2 (Etafilcon A); 2. Proclear (Omafilcon A); 3. Biofinity (Comfilcon A); 4. Air Optix (Lotrafilcon B). P ≤ 0.05 was considered statistically significant.