Contact: Matt Shipman
North Carolina State University
Caption: The NC State study found that each of the locations sampled in homes harbored its own unique collection of bacteria. The nine sites sampled in each home were the television screen, kitchen counter, refrigerator, toilet seat, cutting board, pillow case, exterior door handle, the trim around an interior door and the trim around an exterior door.
Credit: Neil McCoy and Hayley Stansell
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