Seven times dirtier than a toilet: what dangers smartphones pose

В семь раз грязнее унитаза: какую опасность таят смартфоны

Research the company Initial Washroom Hygiene showed that the average mobile phone is almost seven times dirtier than a toilet seat.

Most bacteria love to accumulate on the leather covers, however, microorganisms are not averse to settle and plastic, reports the Daily Mail.

В семь раз грязнее унитаза: какую опасность таят смартфоны

A survey of office workers also showed that two out of five workers take a mobile device even in the toilet.

The researchers collected samples of bacteria from the screens and covers of smartphones with a small device that allows you to detect the presence of microorganisms.

Analysis of seat found that the seat is 220 hotbeds of germs, at the same time on an average mobile phone, their number is around 1479.

В семь раз грязнее унитаза: какую опасность таят смартфоны

In 2011, scientists from the London school of hygiene and tropical medicine found that one in six mobile phone contains microparticles of feces together with dangerous bacteria (Staphylococcus aureus) that can cause food poisoning and problems in the stomach.

In the current study, experts surveyed 50 models, among which the biggest indicators of the presence of bacteria was observed in smart phones in leather cases — 17 times more than chair for toilet.

The average value for holders of plastic covers was 1454 — almost seven times more.

Experts believe that smartphones are so dirty, because people regularly take them to the toilet.

The survey of 2,000 people showed that 40% do not you can keep your favorite gadget alone, even when going to the toilet. Of these, only 20% of respondents regularly try to wipe and clean the device after using the toilet.

В семь раз грязнее унитаза: какую опасность таят смартфоны

Earlier, scientists have proved that radiation from smartphones provokes development of oncological diseases of the heart, brain and adrenal glands.

As reported by the portal “Znayu” the team from the Medical school at case Western reserve University have discovered a new way to treat sepsis.

Also “Znayu” he wrote that combined contraceptives reduce the risk of ovarian cancer among young women.


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