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Bacterial Colonization in Computer Keyboards Posses Health Hazard

S. Sheik Asraf,; P. Pavithra,; R. Muneeswari,; Athira Rajan,; S. Ramya,; V. Jaya Surya

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Computer keyboards of a teaching laboratory were examined and bacteria were isolated from computer keyboards. The subsequent tests were done for the bacterial isolates: methyl red, vogus proskaur, citrate utilization, urease and TSI. This study paves the way to look at an inanimate object like computer keyboard as potential reservoir of bacteria.

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