Update: February 2019
Showers today are very popular, however
according to scientists at the University of Lancaster in the UK,
the hygienic shower (cabin), which is familiar to everyone, can cause
тяжелое заболевание как болезнь Crown.
The fact is that in 10% of showers dangerous
bacteria affecting the gastrointestinal tract. British
experts conducted a random inspection in homes
UK in the bathrooms of urban residents.
As a result, it turned out that in each 10 of them live
mycobacteria – Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis,
вызывающие Болезнь Crown. This disease leads to
non-specific chronic granulomatous inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract and
theoretically it is associated with bovine paratuberculosis, that is, these
bacteria can cause enteritis in animals.
researchers, mycobacterium paratuberculosis in gutters
get from reservoirs, then in pipes along with other
microorganisms bacteria form a biofilm.
When turn on the water from the tap or shower nozzle these
bacteria are washed out and fall on the hands or body of a person. I.e
заразиться болезнью Crown можно во время ежедневных водных
To protect yourself from infection with dangerous bacteria and
minimize the risk of infection, it is recommended before
start taking a shower, enter the shower stall, turn on the water for 1
minute under strong pressure and only then take a shower.
A powerful jet should wash pathogens from the inside
side hose and shower head. The highest risk of infection
if nobody used the shower for a long time, then
it is necessary to increase the time of washing the valve and sprayer.