Most common bacteria found in public transport
All kinds of germs are found in public transport vehicles, so it is important to take care of that part of public health security by disinfecting those vehicles the proper way.
We dont want to sound like germaphobes, but health issues are getting bigger every day, as more and more people use the same kind of transportation.
Acinetobacter Baumannii, Pseudomonas Aeruginosa, Klebsiella, E. Coli, Serrati, Proteus, Enterococcus Faecium, Staphylococcus Aureus, Salmonellae are some of pathogens found on areas of public transport that are in contact with human skin.
Sampling taken in New York's subway found that of the human bacterial DNA identified, 32% was associated with the gastrointestinal tract and 29 % skin. Another 20 % was associated with the genital area, largely a result of people not washing their hands properly after going to the bathroom. But that is just to show how people did not progress in their hygienic habits.
Anyway, as a comfort, most of those bacteria are harmless.
48 % bacteria found in that research was not known, showing how little we know about microbial life that surrounds us. But to repeat, lets not be germaphobes since germs surround us forever.
Microbial life found in public transport differs from country to country, from city to city and can even differ in the morning and in the afternoon.
While the state of germ infestation in public transport can be reduced by improving on hygienic habits, it is also fair to say that many people do not have the proper means of keeping themselves clean in this century, and that is our failure as a mankind. We should not judge; we should help in any way we can.
Until we achieve decent levels of humanity in our societies, we have to take care of our health by using means that are available, and in this case UV-C lights for disinfecting public transport are the best solution, since it is fast and take just a short time after the line goes to the garage, making it clean and ready for the next shift.
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All kinds of germs are found in public transport vehicles, so it is important to take care of that part of public health security by disinfecting those vehicles the proper way…