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J Ardabil Univ Med Sci 2012, 12(1): 25-32 Back to browse issues page
Study of Barber Equipment Disinfection in Ardabil Women Barbershops Emphasize on Staphylococcus Aureus
Sadegh Hazrati, SeiyedHosein Sabery, Hadi Peeridogaheh, Roghaiyeh Alizadeh, Hadi Sadeghi
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  Background & Objectives: Different factors increase risk of disease transmission in women's barbershop and disinfection of instruments, as a major preventive measure, plays an important role in the control of disease transmission . Therefore, present study was conducted to investigate the quality of barber tools disinfection in women salons in Ardabil in 2009.

  Methods : In a cross-sectional study , 96 women salons were randomly selected. Data were compiled using a questionnaire, observation, and recording results of microbial cultures from barbering tools and analyzed using χ 2 and descriptive statistics.

  Results : Personal shaving kits were being used only in 5.2% of barbershops and 56 % of barbers applied Micro 10 as a disinfectant of barbershop tools. 64.6 % of samples were microbiologically positive and Staphylococcus aureus was detected in 53 % of positive samples. Positive results were significantly higher in barbershops that did not follow standard procedure of tools disinfection ( p<0.0001).

  Conclusion: As a result of our study we suggest the following points to improve population health in the barbershops : training on proper disinfection techniques, promotion of Micro10 application and avoid of unhealthy behaviors in barbershops.

Keywords: Women Barbershop; Staphylococcus aureus; Disinfection; Ardabil
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Received: 2011/07/28 | Accepted: 2012/02/19 | Published: 2012/03/20
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Hazrati S, Sabery S, Peeridogaheh H, Alizadeh R, Sadeghi H. Study of Barber Equipment Disinfection in Ardabil Women Barbershops Emphasize on Staphylococcus Aureus. J Ardabil Univ Med Sci. 2012; 12 (1) :25-32
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