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Unformatted text preview: < http://bert.lib.indiana.edu:2048/login? url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx? direct=true&db=aph&AN=20044978&site=ehost-live >. There are 3 microbial hand-sampling methods: the hand is swabbed, the palm or fingertips are pressed against agar, or the hand is placed in a surgical glove and microbial stripping solution is placed in the glove (this method is the most reliable). There are two ways to categorize microorganisms encountered on the hand surface: transient (picked up temporarily) or resident (they reside permanently on the hand’s surface). A marker bacteria was used: Serratia marcescens because it produces a distinguishable red colony. They compared five different handwash products. The most effective regimens were the alcohol gel wit either the antimicrobial or plain lotion soap. Paulson, Daryl S., Eleanor J. Fendler, Michael J. Dolan, and Ronald A. Williams. "A close look at alcohol gel as an antimicrobial sanitizing agent." AJIC 27 (1999): 332-38....
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2009 for the course L 113 taught by Professor Hengeveld during the Fall '08 term at Indiana.
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