Study Measures Bacteria Levels in Offices

Your co-workers may seem friendly but, if a study is any indication, they could be aircraft carriers for germs. According to University of Arizona microbiologist Charles Gerba, who researches the environmental presence of infectious bacteria and viruses and studied bacteria levels in offices, employees in offices arrive in the morning, “put their stuff on their […]

Study Compares Bacteria Levels Found in Male/Female Offices

In a study on bacteria levels found in male/female offices published in the journal PLoS ONE and funded by Clorox that reviewed various offices in San Francisco, New York and Tucson, offices occupied by men are found to harbor more germs and bacteria than offices occupied by women. The University of California, San Diego researchers […]

Do Disinfectant Wipes Allow for Enough Dwell Time to Meet Kill Claims?

Ready-to-use disinfectant wipes with short dwell times are ideal for high-traffic areas. By selecting ready-to-use wipes with a strong substrate and that stay wet longer, staff can disinfect greater surface areas with fewer wipes, reducing costs and delivering a better value for facilities. Using the right disinfecting wipes with the fastest kill times coupled with […]

Phones Harbor More Germs than Toilets

Tests indicate that mobile phones are actually more contaminated than toilet seats. In fact, tests indicate that the phones carry up to 10 times the amount of pathogens, which have been known to cause nausea and upset stomachs. According to Dr. Charles Gerba, professor of microbiology at the University of Arizona, bacteria is transmitted to […]