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Table 3 Aerobic bacterial colony counts from 3 areas of computer on wheels

From: Interaction of healthcare worker hands and portable medical equipment: a sequence analysis to show potential transmission opportunities

Surface Location on a COW Min. 1st Qu. Median Mean 3rd Qu. Max.
Table 0 10.8 20 29.8 32 .5 177
Handrail 4 11.8 21.5 40.9 48.5 304
Scanner 0 4 8.5 21.5 18 218
Floor Min. 1st Qu. Median Mean 3rd Qu. Max.
Medical Telemetry 0 10 19.5 25.5 34.5 69
Intensive Care Unit 1 11 17 33.7 32.8 218
Medical Oncology 0 6 11 20.1 19 174
Mixed Medical-surgical 3 12 29.5 51.2 49 304
Mixed Medical 3 6 11 26.2 20.5 239
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