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Your Doctor's Lab Coat Is Likely Contaminated

Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola Fact Checked

contaminated lab coat

Story at-a-glance

  • Long-sleeved white coats may be transmitting multidrug-resistant organisms, including Staphylococcus aureus and gram-negative nonfermenters; in response to research data, the British Medical Association banned lab coats, long sleeves, watches, jewelry and ties in patient care to reduce contamination


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