• Isolation of microbes from common household surfaces
    Author:
    Manu V. Gajanan (1), Om V. Singh (2)
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    27 January 2013 1:30 PM |

    Microorganisms such as bacteria and fungi live everywhere in the world around us. The authors here demonstrate that these predominantly harmless microbes can be isolated from many household locations that appear "clean." Further, they test the cleaning power of 70% ethanol and suggest that many "clean" surfaces are not in fact "sterile."

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