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Table 2 Reduction factors of the test thiocyanate hydrogen peroxide microbial suspension without and with LPO to Streptococcus sanguinis at different time points.

From: Effect of lactoperoxidase on the antimicrobial effectiveness of the thiocyanate hydrogen peroxide combination in a quantitative suspension test

  Group A Group B A vs. B2
  Without LPO With LPO  
Time Reduction factor Comparisons within A1 Reduction Factor Comparisons within B1  
   1 vs. 3 3 vs. 5 5 vs. 15   1 vs. 3 3 vs. 5 5 vs. 15  
[min] Mean ± SD p p p Mean ± SD p p p p
1 0.10 ± 0.90     0.13 ± 0.12     0.710
0.609 0.078         
3 0.16 ± 0.15     0.78 ± 0.67     0.073
0.109 0.016         
5 0.27 ± 0.17     4.01 ± 3.88     0.073
0.016 0.063         
15 1.03 ± 0.60     8.12 ± 0.223     < 0.001
  1. 1) Wilcoxon test with a significant level of < 0.05
  2. 2) Mann-Whitney U test with a significance level of < 0.001
  3. 3) Complete killing of all cells in test suspension