J Atubu's scientific contributions

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... Microorganisms are known to be ubiquitous and as such are seen to inhabit microenvironments within fomites with minimum nutrients. Therefore, Second hand clothes have an inherent ability to retain and transmit microorganisms from the previous user(s) to the final user (Atubu et al., 2016). These microorganisms may be commensals or pathogens from the epidermis of previous users and may also be microbes that are picked up during packaging and exportation/importation. Usually clothes and undergarments come in contact with bodily fluids and secretions such as sweat, saliva, vaginal discharge, semen and secretions from wounds and carbuncles. ...