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Will using hand sanitizer help in the spread of e.Coli infections?
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
Use of alcohol hand sanitizers will limit the spread of bacteria; not help the spread.

In brief: No
Use of alcohol hand sanitizers will limit the spread of bacteria; not help the spread.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Carlo Contreras
Surgery - Oncology
In brief: Yes
Yes, if properly utilized, waterless hand santizers can help reduce the spread of e.
Coli. The key is to use it according to the manufacturer's instructions. Generally, after the 4th or 5th of the sanitizer application you still need to wash your hands with soap & water.

In brief: Yes
Yes, if properly utilized, waterless hand santizers can help reduce the spread of e.
Coli. The key is to use it according to the manufacturer's instructions. Generally, after the 4th or 5th of the sanitizer application you still need to wash your hands with soap & water.
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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