Studies show that the average tub contains more bacteria than a toilet! And in one study, researchers found staph bacteria, a common cause of serious skin infections, in 26% of bathtubs tested! 35 more words
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Clark County officials are investigating after elevated levels of bacteria closed down two indoor pools.
The Desert Breeze Aquatic facility and the West Flamingo adult facility in Las Vegas closed after two separate strains of staph bacteria were found in the water. 92 more words
A recent study found staphylococcus bacteria in 26% of the tubs tested. A separate study had even worse findings for whirlpool tubs. When Texas A&M University microbiologist Rita Moyes, PhD tested 43 water samples from whirlpools, she found that all 43 had mild to dangerous bacterial growth. 14 more words