Researchers estimate that surgical site infections occur in up to 25 percent of patients after major surgical procedures and are estimated to cause more than 8,000 deaths a year.

The germs staph aureus, klebsiella, enterobacter and E. coli, which can cause various ailments are a high risk gym, where are machines used by multiple people in quick sequence.

Bed bugs travel surprisingly well, and are quite comfortable stowing away in luggage and even clothing.

There can be plenty of bugs lying in wait in public restrooms, including both familiar and unfamiliar suspects like streptococcus, staphylococcus,E. coli and shigella bacteria, hepatitis A virus, the common cold virus, and various sexually transmitted organisms.