Volume 14, Number 8—August 2008
Virus Transfer from Personal Protective Equipment to Healthcare Employees’ Skin and Clothing
|Site||% Volunteers who transferred virus to site (N = 10)||Mean viral titer recovered from site (log10 MPN)*||% Contaminated sites with visible tracer (N = 10)|
|Right hand (skin)||90||2.4||20|
|Left hand (skin)||70||1.8||0|
*MPN, most probable number; –, not measured.
†N = 8.
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