Microbiology: Principles and Explorations 9th Edition

Published by Wiley
ISBN 10: 1-11874-316-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-11874-316-4

Chapter 19 - Diseases of the Skin and Eyes; Wounds and Bites - Self Quiz - Page 616: 23

Answer

One harmful potential effect of excessive use of alcohol-containing hand sanitizers is the disturbance on the normal flora on the skin, which may allow pathogens to overgrow, resulting in skin infections.

Work Step by Step

One harmful potential effect of excessive use of alcohol-containing hand sanitizers is the disturbance on the normal flora on the skin, which may allow pathogens to overgrow, resulting in skin infections.
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.