By ORM Staff

SAN FRANCISCO—Researchers found the presence of Staphylococcus aureus among 40% of the cellphones belonging to biomedical students, and much of it was resistant, according to a poster presented at ASM Microbe, the annual meeting of the American Society for Microbiology (poster CPHM-903).

The researchers collected samples from 100 cellphones of biomedical students at the Western University of São Paulo. The students were taking biomedicine, pharmacy, dentistry, nutrition