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(WTVR)- The next time you’re in a hotel ¬†you may want to think twice before turning on the television or the lights.

A study by the University of Houston found that the television remote and the bedside lamp switch carry some of the most bacteria.

The lowest levels of contamination included the headboard, curtain rods and bathroom door handle.

Researchers say they don’t know if any of the bacteria detected can actually cause disease or sickness.

To learn more about the study, and how to handle the bacteria, just click here.