Chances are you hold your cell phone more than any other item on any given day.

But did you know your phone holds more than just your contact list? 9 out of 10 cell phones harbour germs that can cause illnesses like the flu. We often remember to wash our hands, but what about our electronic devices?

Here are some interesting (and somewhat disgusting) statistics on cell phones and the germs they carry:

Remember this the next time you put your mouth up to your smartphone:  1 out of 6 cell phones is contaminated with fecal matter! In most cases these bacteria are harmless, but the more dangerous bacteria can cause infections. The best way to rid your cell phone of these disgusting germs? Use a cleaner specially designed for electronics .

Think about it!