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Saturday, September 30, 2006

Work stations contain nearly 400 times as many microbes than lavatories

A desk is capable of supporting 10 million microbes and the average office contains 20,961 microbes per square inch, according to research.
Desks are really bacteria cafeterias
Charles Gerba, microbiologist The key offenders are telephones, which harbour up to 25,127 microbes per square inch, keyboards 3,295 and computer mice 1,676.
By contrast, the average toilet seat contains 49 microbes per square inch, the survey showed.


Meja anda mengandung mikroba 400 kali lebih banyak daripada toilet!


http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/3505414.stm

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