Many of us take our phones with us wherever we go, including the bathroom. We were curious how this affected the phones, and if there could be any bacteria, pathogens,A cell phone has 18x more bacteria than a public restroom. Whatever your hands touch, your phone collects. The third hand you never wash. A petri dish in your pocket. Warm places like pockets and purses are breeding grounds for bacteria. Our phones make us sick. When we use our phones germs are transferred back to our hands, phones germs
Mar 23, 2017 Quite possibly. Researchers at the London School of Hygiene& Tropical Medicine found fecal matter on one out of every six smartphones in a 2011 study. Add to that the work of Charles Gerba, a famed University of Arizona microbiologist who found cell phones carry 10 times the bacteria of most toilet seats.
We Tested Our Phones For Germs And It Went Worse Than We Thought Given that my coworkers are glued to their phones, I wanted to find out what kind of germs they Watch video Research has varied on just how many germs are crawling on the average cell phone, but a recent study found more than 17, 000 bacterial gene copies on thephones germs How can the answer be improved?
Cellphones pick up germs all the time, Gerba said. I see people talk on their phone on toilets. . However, the amount of germs on a phone isn't a problem its the sharing of phones between people. Without sharing, each phone carries just one set of germs, and won't get its owner sick, Gerba said. phones germs