Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, March 27th, 2000
During the screening and treatment of hospital employees, researchers found significant levels of non-compliance with erythromycin and trimethoprim antibiotics.
Bordetella pertussis was identified in a five-month-old premature infant. The infection is typically acquired in infants through contact with adults. The infected child had never left the hospital. An investigation found a respiratory therapist infected with B. pertussis.
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