Bacteriological Examination of Computer Keyboards and Mouse Devices and their Susceptibility Patterns to Disinfectants

@article{Chukwudi2013BacteriologicalEO,
  title={Bacteriological Examination of Computer Keyboards and Mouse Devices and their Susceptibility Patterns to Disinfectants},
  author={A. Chukwudi and C. IlangDonatus and C. O. Eucharia},
  journal={American Journal of BioScience},
  year={2013},
  volume={1},
  pages={36}
}
Computers are ubiquitous and have been shown to be contaminated with potentially pathogenic bacteria in some communities. There is no economical way to test all the keyboards and mouse out there, but there are common-sense ways to prevent bacterial contamination or eliminate it if it exists. In this study, swabs specimens were collected from surfaces of 250 computer keyboards and mouse and plated on different bacteriological media. Organisms growing on the media were purified and identified… Expand
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