Antibacterial Activity Of Pathogenic Bacteria From Door Handles Of Various Convenience

Antibacterial Activity Of Pathogenic Bacteria From Door Handles Of Various Convenience

Microorganisms are found everywhere and constitute the major part of every ecosystem in the environment. They live either freely or as parasite (sleigh and Timbury 1998).

In some cases, they live as transient contaminants in formites or hands when they constitute a major health hazards as source of community and hospital acquired infections (Pettet et al., 1999).

The increasing incidents of epidemic outbreak of certain disease depends on its rate of spread from one community to the other and has then become a major public health concern(Scott et al., Galteli et al., 2006) Although it is acceptable that the infection risk in the general community is less than that associated with patients in the hospital , the yearly increase in food poisoning cases in which households outbreak are a major factor required in the assessment 0of the probable cases and sources (Scott et al., 1982). [Read more…]