Study and testing the efficiency of N-TiO2 photocatalyst for tuberculosis disposal


  • เฉลิมพล ประสาทงาม
  • Sukasem Watcharamaisakul Center of Excellence in Biomechanics Medicine, Suranaree University of Technology
  • Swian Kamhorm The Office of Disease Prevention and Control 9, Nakhon Ratchasima


MTB growth inhibition, N-TiO2, photocatalytic process, sol-gel process, dipping process


The purpose of this work to study the dispose of tuberculosis, which is a major problem of public health around the world by using the advanced oxidation reaction with the photocatalytic process. This research was studied the efficiency of tuberculosis (H37Rv) disposal by using N-TiO2 as a photocatalyst prepared by the sol-gel process and formed by dipping process with sponge substrate. The disposal of tuberculosis was tested under ultraviolet light (UVC) and visible light irradiation with N-TiO2 photocatalyst at room temperature and in the negative pressure atmosphere. The results shown that, the N-TiO2  photocatalyst could be disposed the tuberculosis in both of ultraviolet (UVC) and visible light.

Author Biography

Swian Kamhorm, The Office of Disease Prevention and Control 9, Nakhon Ratchasima

Laboratory Section



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How to Cite

ประสาทงาม เ., Watcharamaisakul, S. ., & Kamhorm, S. . (2021). Study and testing the efficiency of N-TiO2 photocatalyst for tuberculosis disposal. The Office of Disease Prevention and Control 9th Nakhon Ratchasima Journal, 27(1), 36–45. Retrieved from