contaminate


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to contaminate cell phones is not unexpected; it has been isolated from numerous sources in hospital environments in outbreak and nonoutbreak settings.
Bringing that possibility closer, researchers have completed the first field study of a bacterium that not only breaks down organic chemicals that contaminate soil but also lights up to indicate that it's working.
Thus, care givers have numerous opportunities to contaminate their hands during routine care, and unless they wash their hands, virus will be transmitted by indirect contact to other infants.