Isolation and identification of microbes associated with mobile phones in Dammam in eastern Saudi Arabia

@inproceedings{AlAbdalall2010IsolationAI,
  title={Isolation and identification of microbes associated with mobile phones in Dammam in eastern Saudi Arabia},
  author={Amira Hassan Abdullah Al-Abdalall},
  booktitle={Journal of family & community medicine},
  year={2010}
}
OBJECTIVE This study was conducted to determine microbial contamination of mobile phones in the city of Dammam, in the eastern region of Saudi Arabia, and identify the most important microbial species associated with these phones in order to take the necessary remedial measures. MATERIALS AND METHODS The analysis of a total of 202 samples was done to identify fungal and pathogenic bacteria isolates. Sterile swabs were firmly passed on the handset, the buttons and the screens of mobile phones… CONTINUE READING
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