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2011-09-24 07:53:06

Hospital privacy curtains are frequently sources of infectious, potentially dangerous bacteria, researchers said at an infectious diseases conference in Chicago earlier this week. In research presented Monday during the 51st Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy on Monday, Dr. Michael Ohl of the University of Iowa and colleagues swabbed 43 hospital curtains two times a week for a period of three weeks. According to Reuters reporter Fran Lowry, Ohl's team...

Word of the Day
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'