Bacterial Contamination of Paper Currency

@article{Pope2002BacterialCO,
  title={Bacterial Contamination of Paper Currency},
  author={T. W. Pope and P. Ender and W. K. Woelk and Michael A Koroscil and T. Koroscil},
  journal={Southern Medical Journal},
  year={2002},
  volume={95},
  pages={1408-1410}
}
One-dollar bills were collected from the general community in western Ohio to survey for bacterial contamination. Pathogenic or potentially pathogenic organisms were isolated from 94% of the bills. These results suggest a high rate of bacterial contamination of one-dollar bills. 
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