New research: Nasty bacteria biofilm may stay alive for hours, even after washing

02.01.2014                      01.Schwat.5774                      Rosch Chodesch

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New research: Nasty bacteria biofilm may stay alive for hours, even after washing

Long-living bacteria on inanimate objects endangers children and hospital patients.

Many parents and even scientists think that bacteria that cause colds, ear infections and strep throat quickly die when left on furniture, books, toys or hospital surfaces and exposed to the air. Even numerous scientific studies have concluded that two common bacteria, Streptococcus pneumoniae and Streptococcus pyogenes, cannot live for long outside the human body….