|Title||Impacts of silver-coated antimicrobial screen covers on the cell-phone microbiome of resident physicians.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2019|
|Authors||AW McCumber, SJ Volkoff, DJ Anderson, and CK Gunsch|
|Journal||Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol|
|Pagination||1427 - 1429|
An antimicrobial screen was applied to the cell phones of 26 resident physicians to determine its effects on the phone microbiome and its potential to serve as a selective agent for antibiotic or silver resistance genes. No increase of these genes was observed now was there a shift in the overall microbial community.
|Short Title||Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol|