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Bacterial flora on cell phones of health care providers in a teaching institution

The researchers conducted a cross-sectional study involving culture of cell phones of 288 healthcare providers (HCP) during a 6-month period. One hundred nine (43.6%) HCP carried infective organisms on their cell phones. It is recommended that cell phones be cleaned regularly. Am J Infect Control. 2010;38(5):404-5. Epub 2010 Apr 2.

Author: Sadat-Ali M, Al-Omran AK, Azam Q, et al

Published: 01/01/2010

Publication Type: Journal article

Publisher: American Journal of Infection Control.