A member asked:

Can you get listeria or salmonella from handwashing dishes with a very small cut on your hand?

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. Hunter Handsfield answered

Specializes in Infectious Disease

No risk, no worries: First, these infections are not transmitted through wounds, only by swallowing contaminated food or liquids. Second, diswashing detergent kills these an most other bacteria and viruses. So nothing to worry about.

Answered 11/2/2016



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