Sampling Sites to See What Lives in Our Homes (image) North Carolina State University Share Print E-Mail 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 Usage Restrictions Image credit must be given. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.