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4 Agata Blaszczak-Boxe, CBS News, September 8, 2014, "One germy doorknob can infect half your office within hours"

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6 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

7 American Society for Microbiology 2008, June 5, “Humans Have Ten Times More Bacteria Than Human Cells: How Do Microbial Communities Affect Human Health?”, in ScienceDaily

8 United Press International Inc., 2010, August 7: “Trouble getting a date? Try showering”

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12 Bernard Lane, 18 August 2010, “Polymer cuts dirty money”, in The Australian

13 Monitoring the incidence and causes of diseases potentially transmitted by food in Australia: Annual report of the OzFoodNet network, 2011


15 Dr Susan Keam, Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators, The Quarterly 2011 Human Swine influenza: the Australian perspective

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19 Australian Trade Commission, Food and Beverage,

21 Gerba, C.P., Wallis, C. and Melnick, J. L., 1975, "Microbiological Hazards of Household Toilets: Droplet Production and the Fate of Residual Organisms ", Applied Microbiology, 30(2), pp 229–237.

22 Gerba, C.P. DR Gerba shares tips on keeping your office clean and hygienic

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