He disclosed this while addressing students on excursion from Sahib Science Secondary School, Kano.
Tukur discouraged the students on sharing of sharp objects such as razor blades, needles, pedicure instrument and other harmful objects as these and many more spread infections from infected to non-infected Persons.
Demonstrating the function of BACTEC 9050 equipment, he explained that, blood samples are screened to indicate positivity/negativity. He added that the incubator is used to provide good temperature for bacteria growth in Laboratory.
Units visited included Main Laboratory, Quality Control, Parasitology, Infectious Control and Waste Management and General Culture bench, etc.