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Journal Article

Nursing and physician attire as possible source of nosocomial infections.

Wiener-Well Y, Galuty M, Rudensky B, et al. American journal of infection control. 2011;39:555-9.

This study found that 63% of hospital staff members' uniforms were colonized with potentially pathogenic bacteria. However, it is unknown whether these bacteria are transmitted to patients.