Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, July 7th, 2002
The worker contracted the skin form of the disease in March 2002 after touching the vials without gloves and then touching a cut on his face, according to the CDC.
The lab sprayed the vials with an alcohol solution instead of bleach, the CDC said.
Neither the worker nor the lab, which was contracted to handle testing during last year's anthrax scare, has been identified. The lab worker was in the...
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