Exploratory Study of Bacterial Contamination of Different Surfaces in Four Shopping Malls in Sharjah, UAE

@article{Elsergany2015ExploratorySO,
  title={Exploratory Study of Bacterial Contamination of Different Surfaces in Four Shopping Malls in Sharjah, UAE},
  author={M. Elsergany and M. Moussa and A. Ahsan and Athra Khalfan and A. Eissa},
  journal={Journal of Environmental and Occupational Science},
  year={2015},
  volume={4},
  pages={101-105}
}
Introduction: Frequent touch surfaces encountered in shopping malls can play a role in transmission of microbial pathogens and the dissemination of infectious diseases. This study aims at assessing the bacterial contamination of such surfaces in 4 large shopping malls in Sharjah, UAE. Materials and Methods: A total of 224 samples were collected from 4 different malls in Sharjah, UAE, in 2014, using sterile cotton swabs. The swabs were transferred and spread on Nutrient agar plates and… Expand
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