Crowded, wet in the bathroom, mirror at the end of the morning was spilled in bits and pieces, hang some towels---face the next, rub their feet, some hard, some begin to yellow ... ... This is what most people in the towel "living environment" true: poor quality, year-round humid towel became a paradise for bacteria.
Under the influence of traditional habits and consumer attitudes, many people continue to live without science, not the right towels to use. In this regard, the national textile Association in Beijing, Nanjing, Shenzhen, Xian, 5 cities of binzhou towels to simulate the experiment on more than 400 people, and issued more than 300 copies of questionnaires, people are towel use habits and bacteria do in-depth research on the towel.
Survey results show that most towels containing pathogens such as Staphylococcus aureus, Candida albicans, Escherichia coli. Towels as "filth", mainly related with the towel itself constructs and bad habits. First of all, towels cotton, the main component is a tube-like structure, containing a hollow cell can store water and wet it is bacteria surviving the most important condition. Secondly, the towels are often placed in the temperature and humidity of the bathroom, poor ventilation, ventilation, lack of sunlight, suitable for bacterial growth. There are people like the towel was wet, and provided hotbeds for bacteria. Once again, human skin oils, dust, dander, mites, sweat, dirt will accumulate on a towel, if not regularly cleaned, replaced, or even "infinite", it can lead to bacteria reproduce exponentially. Finally, the family members use a towel or washing, bathing, using the same towel, it will easily lead to cross infections. This causes bacteria attaching to the towel great, especially for immunocompromised people, the elderly and children, towels and even was one of the most dangerous infectious medium.