Letters

The contamination of ties

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6925.417d (Published 05 February 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:417
  1. T H Pennington
  1. Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB9 2ZD.

    EDITOR, - While Marinko M Biljan and colleagues are right to describe Joseph Lister as the founder of the movement that eventually led to changes in the clothing habits of the medical profession, particularly in the operating theatre,1 the hoary old myth that …

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