Showerheads spew bacteria

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showerheadIn a story ripe for fright matching Alfred Hitchcock's famous shower scene, researchers at the University of Colorado at Boulder have discovered that taking a shower can deliver a face full of potentially dangerous bacteria.

Researchers analyzed roughly 50 showerheads from nine cities in seven states that included New York City, Chicago and Denver. The result? Thirty percent of the devices harbored significant levels of Mycobacterium avium, a bacteria linked to pulmonary disease that most often infects people with compromised immune systems but which can occasionally infect healthy people, said Professor Norman Pace, who lead the study.

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out of all these research ,and investigations on bacteria,and germs found in shower heads.has any one found a bacteria called c-diff.it is a very,very power full bacterial bug that is highly contagious,if u go to webmd.com or mayoclinic.com and put in c-diff.wait to u see how powerful this viral bacteria can be it kills and sickens 100's of thousands of people a year,all ages can get it.im curious to find out can u get this c-diff from a shower head,i personally have 3 bath rooms in my house,in the showers i have 9 shower heads in each shower,they are custom built showers.and u can turn all them off at once in each shower of each bathroom or u can leave on as many shower heads as u want in each shower in each bathroom.the only anti-biotic know to kill this viral bug is vancomyicin,it can take up to 6 months to get rid of it,it attacks your stomach,intestines,and bladder,u lose all control of your bodily functions with this viral bug.i know my mom has it now,she got it back in janauary-2010,and is just getting over it.it even makes u so weak u can't even walk.and it is super highly contagious.please if any one has had it,or knows of anyone that has had it please contact me at my personal e-mail address. gnjohn94@aol.com im a very big fan of tom krietler and eric stromer,both men highly know their buisness,and are complete pros at what they do,as far as im concerned.that is why i am a member of tom's money pit letter.and anything else tom or eric puts out.again thanks.but i'd really appreciate it if anybody would come forward about this viral bug,again ita called C-DIFF.by the way my mom is 81 yrs old never smoked or drank a day in her life,trust me on that and our ethnic back ground is roman catholic IRISH,again i want to thank all that reads this,and lets me know of anyone who has contracted this viral bug.good bye.john