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Table 1 LPO-system- and bacteria-related analytical parameters on day one before professional tooth cleaning, on day three before, and on day five one hour after using allocated lozenges or mouth rinse

From: Antibacterial and antiplaque efficacy of a lactoperoxidase-thiocyanate-hydrogen-peroxide-system-containing lozenge

  OSCN (mg/l) SCN (mg/l) NO3/NO2
Day 1 Day 3 Day 5 Day 1 Day 3 Day 5 Day 1 Day 3 Day 5
Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
A 0.62 ± 0.37 0.52 ± 0.47 0.47 ± 0.38 92.34 ± 48.51 114.96 ± 61.52 113.76 ± 62.50(1.2) 3.10 ± 2.31 6.00 ± 3.99 5.91 ± 4.42(5)
B 0.64 ± 0.41 0.49 ± 0.31 0.62 ± 0.32 88.36 ± 47.03 127.02 ± 43.30 154.98 ± 68.61(1.3) 3.84 ± 2.25 2.74 ± 1.19 2.66 ± 1.97(5)
C 0.81 ± 0.78 0.64 ± 0.38 0.55 ± 0.49 120.13 ± 82.01 156.73 ± 68.86 164.63 ± 60.71(2.4) 2.67 ± 2.72 3.17 ± 2.44 3.54 ± 2.72
D 0.50 ± 0.28 0.53 ± 0.46 0.58 ± 0.39 103.03 ± 61.27 148.55 ± 102.59 103.48 ± 50.18(3.4) 2.44 ± 1.66 3.57 ± 2.07 3.46 ± 2.96
  1. The α-level was set to 0.05. The p values are corrected acc. to the Bonferroni method
  2. 1) A to B p = 0.0268; 2) A to C p = 0.0035; 3) B to D p = 0.0051; 4) C to D p = 0.0007; 5) A to B p = 0.0123