Super Bacteria also "hide" in the Doctor's Clothing

White coat worn the uniform of the doctor or nurse at the hospital turned out to be a hideout of harmful bacteria that are resistant to drugs.

In one study, researchers from Israel found dangerous bacteria in 60 percent of physicians and 65 percent uniform nurse uniform. The research team is taking a swab from the uniform 75 nurses and 60 doctors. Smears of the uniform was taken at the sleeves, pockets, and stomach area.

The research team found that drug resistant bacteria at 21 and 6 nurse uniform uniform physician. Also found eight examples of the bacteria Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is highly resistant to antibiotics.

Although the bacteria do not cause infection directly, the results of this study indicate that many patients in the hospital very close to the super bacteria.

"Basically all humans wear clothes that could be contaminated by microorganisms. To prevent transmission to patients, health officials are required to have high hygiene standards," said Russell Olmested, President of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology.



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