Information from The University of the Sunshine Coast Queensland
The University of the Sunshine Coast Queensland 'Health advice reguarding swine flu' recommend the use of disinfectant wipes to clean surfaces like door handles, bench tops, telephones and computer keyboards.
University research indicates that office phones and computers are contaminated with many thousands of germs. The research also concludes that by using disinfecting wipes the germs and bacteria are reduced by up to 99.9%.
Information from The University of Arizona
University of Arizona research concluded:
In research by Professor Charles Gerba from University of Arizona, 7000 samples of items taken from typical offices throughout the United States were analysed.
The highest form of germ contamination areas were found to be Telephones, Desktops and Keyboards. Microbiological population included:
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"The cleanest phone tested had several hundred
germs present. The dirtiest several thousand, including
which can cause pneumonia and laboratory test showed
dozens of strains of various bacteria.